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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_River

The Yellow River or Huang He ( About this sound listen) is the second-longest river in Asia, ... However, because of frequent devastating floods and course changes .... from taking Zhengzhou, on the southern bank of the Yellow River, but did not ... The water bed is narrow and the average drop is large, so the flow in this ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1938_Yellow_River_flood

The 1938 Yellow River flood was a flood created by the Nationalist Government in central ... The Japanese did not occupy much of Henan until late in the war and their hold on Anhui and ... Diana Lary, "The Waters Covered the Earth: China's War-Induced Natural Disaster," in Mark Selden and Alvin Y. So, ed., War and State ...

www.reference.com/geography/did-yellow-river-flood-frequently-d4e773dccdde7b58

The Yellow River has been prone to flooding for centuries, mainly due to the huge buildup of sediment that can fill up the riverbed. When combined with heavy  ...

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The river floods very rapidly and results in tidal waves which have claimed the lives of ... This has earned it the ominous title "China's Sorrow"The Yellow River is ...

mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/cowen/~gel115/115chxxyellow.html

The river is so treacherous that there was no permanent bridge across it until 1905. As China has become ever more populous, the floods of the Yellow River have ... All these projects used technology that did not change for 2000 years, that is, ...

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Yellow River Floods: Sometimes called the "River of Sorrow," the Yellow River is one of the world's most ... Sometimes there is so much sediment in the river it looks like chocolate milk. .... The report did not identify specific pollutants. Around 50 ...

www.britannica.com/event/Huang-He-floods

Jun 6, 2016 ... Alternative Title: Yellow River floods. Related Topics. Huang He · flood · China. Huang He floods, (1887, 1931, 1938), series of devastating floods in ... in 1946– 47, and the river was rediverted to its former course so that it ...

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/geography/huangheriver.htm

The river is called the Yellow River, named for the color of the silts that are ... The river has flooded so often that is has become known as the River of Sorrow.

wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/rivers/yellow_river

So much of this mineral-rich soil ends up in the Yellow River that it can fill the ... But frequent devastating floods, largely due to the elevated river bed in its lower ...

www.jstor.org/stable/40213690

Hebei. Even so, this change caused the Yellow River to flow through ... sionally created problems in this area, but more frequently in Henan, to the south. ..... 21 Even people in western Hebei, where the river s flood did not directly motivated to ...