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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1958_Yellow_River_flood

The 1958 Yellow River flood was an extraordinarily large rise in the water flow of the Yellow River in China that coincided with the onset of the Great Leap Forward . In July 1958, the peak discharge of the Yellow River at Huayuankou was 22,300 m3/s (790,000 cu ft/s) and the flood water level was so high that ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1887_Yellow_River_flood

The 1887 Yellow River flood was a devastating flood on the Yellow River (Huang He) in China. This river is prone to flooding due to the elevated nature of the ...

socratic.org/questions/why-did-the-yellow-river-flood-so-frequently

Sep 5, 2016 ... The Tiber, that is famously yellow (biondo) is regularly dredged to avoid ... As for the Yellow River, another cause is the vastity of its pluvial ...

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

Huang He floods: (1887, 1931, 1938), series of devastating floods in China ... Alternative Title: Yellow River floods ... The dikes were rebuilt in 1946–47, and the river was rediverted to its former course so that it again emptied into the Bo Hai.

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  ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_does_the_yellow_river_flood_so_intensely

The volume of sediment in the Huang He, mostly yellow loess, raised the river bottom so that it was higher than the surrounding lands, and the river overflowed  ...

www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2094153/why-chinas-yellow-river-so-yellow-and-why-its-prone-flooding

May 13, 2017 ... The mighty Yellow River has earned the name “China's sorrow” for its ... it its characteristic yellow tinge and causing frequent overflows – and ...

science.blurtit.com/2466445/why-did-the-yellow-river-flood-so-frequently

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, ...