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Physiographic history of the Yangtze

George B. Barbour

Physiographic history of the Yangtze

by George B. Barbour

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Published by National Geological Survey of China and Institute of Geology of the National Academy of Peiping in Peiping .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical geography -- China -- Yangtze River Valley

  • Edition Notes

    ROM copy inscribed by the author.

    Other titlesYang-tzǔ chiang liu yü ti wên fa yü shih
    Statementby G.B. Barbour.
    SeriesGeological memoirs -- ser. A, no. 14, Geological memoirs (Chung yang ti chih tiao chʻa so (China)) -- ser. A, no. 14
    ContributionsChung yang ti chih tiao chʻa so (China)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB316 B37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112, 24, 1 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18353277M

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Pingshan lies miles from the sea at an altitude of feet. If the total length of the Yangtze below its gathering ground at I7, feet elevation is taken as miles, the river. Barbour, G.B. () Physiographic History of the Yangtze. The Geographical Journal, 87, The Yangtze runs from the Physiographic history of the Yangtze book of Tibet through the gorges of Sichuan to the sea near Shanghai, its watershed home to a third of China's population.

Around this focus Van Slyke discusses the history of Chinese ecology, engineering, boat-building, trade, agriculture, social structure, poetry, art, 5/5(4). G B Barbour. The Physiographic History of Yangtze,地质专报(甲种) (14). 被如下文章引用: TITLE: 长江第一弯成因及形成时代探讨 AUTHORS: 明庆忠,史正涛,董铭 KEYWORDS: 长江第一弯,成因及形成时代,河流汇流口,河流袭夺,西南纵向岭谷区 JOURNAL NAME: 地理科学进展 DOI: /dlkxjz History.

The Yangtze River basin is one of the longest-inhabited regions in China. Although much of China’s political history has centred around North China and the Huang He basin, the Yangtze region always was of great economic importance to successive dynasties for its agricultural potential.

Yangtze River History. The Yangtze River takes an important part in chinese history. Traces of human activity in the area can be found as far as 2 million years ago.

In the Spring and Autumn Period of China, Ba and Shu tribes lived in the western part of the river, what are now the provinces of Sichuan, Chongqing, and western Hubei.

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The Yangtze River Basin can be divided into three physiographic regions from upstream to downstream: Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Mid-basin Mountains, and Eastern Plains region. The selected region for.

The Yangtze has played a major role in the history, culture and economy of China. For thousands of years, the river has been used for water, irrigation, sanitation, transportation, industry, boundary-marking and war.⁃ location: Tanggula Mountains, Qinghai.

Physiographic history of the Yangtze. Peiping: The National geological survey of China (under the Ministry of industries and affiliated with the Academia sinica) and the Institute of geology of the National academy of Peiping, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George B Barbour; Guo li Beiping yan jiu yuan.

Di zhi xue yan jiu suo. Despite its importance for deciphering the mechanisms of plateau growth, the history of Yangtze River incision is both controversial and incomplete [Liu‐Zeng et al., ]. For example, the integration of the modern river network may have occurred before 23 Ma or as late as Ma [ Clift, ; Kong et al.,; Yan et al., ].Cited by:   As with his other books, this book about his journey up the Yangtze is often categorized as "Travel" but could easily be shelved in history or current affairs.

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Yei, L.F. and Xie, J.R. () Geological Structure and Physiographic Developing History of the Yangtze River. Geo-logical Report, 7, has been cited by the following article: TITLE: The Three Gorges Area and the Linking of the Upper and Middle Reaches of the Yangtze River.

Lyman P Van Slyke, Yangtze Nature, History and the River, By AD the Han dynasty ( BCMD ) was already rotting from within,the result of a series of weak emperors. The uprising of peasant rebels known as the Yellow Turbans (AD ) gave three strong warlords (Cao Cao, Liu Bei and Sun Quan) the opportunity to amass their own.

The Yangtze is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world (behind the Amazon of South America and the Nile of Africa).

Reaching 6, kilometers (3, miles) in length, the Yangtze moves east from the glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau to the river’s mouth on the East China Sea.

The Yangtze is considered the lifeblood of China. Two field excursions were made in andspecifically to examine the upper Yangtze landforms, such as mountain morphology and alluvial terraces, along the Three Gorges and in the Sichuan and Jianghan than 50 bulk samples were taken from (1) sediment lenses that are in-fillings in alluvial gravel layers on terraces and (2) from sediments in intermontane Cited by: Yangtze: Nature, History, and the River Oscar Gross Brockett, Author, Lyman Van Slyke, Author, Lyman Van Slyke, Author Addison Wesley Publishing Company $16 (p) ISBN More By.Commission pour l'étude des terrasses Physiographic History of the YangtEe.

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