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  Yalu River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Amnok River, or the Yalu River, is a river on the border between China and North Korea.
The river is not easily navigable for most of its length: although at its widest it is around 5 km, the depth is no greater than 3 m and much of the river is heavily silted.
The Korean side of the river was heavily industrialized during the Japanese Colonial Period (1910-1945), and by 1945 almost 20% of Japan's total industrial output originated in Korea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yalu_River   (312 words)

 Yalu River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Yalu River (鴨綠江 Yalu Jiang (Pinyin), Amnok-kang (Korean)) is in East Asia.
The river basin is the mythical site of the beginnings of the first proto-Korean nation Kojosun[?], when in 2333 BC Tangun[?] unified many of the tribes along the river.
The Korean river area was heavily industrialised during the Japanese rule, by 1945 almost 20% of Japan's total industrial output originated in Korea.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Yalu
Yalu river in eastern Asia, forming most of the boundary between North Korea and China.
Dandong, municipality of northeastern China, in Liaoning Province, on the Yalu River, opposite Sinŭiju, North Korea.
Sinŭiju, city in northwestern North Korea, capital of North P'yŏngan Province and situated on the Yalu River near its delta on the Yellow Sea.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Yalu.html   (96 words)

 Battle of Yalu River (1894) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yalu River is the border between Korea and China, though the battle was actually fought at the mouth of this river, in the Korea Bay (Yellow Sea).
The French-built Matsushima, flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, during the battle of the Yalu River.
Despite these assessments, the Battle of the Yalu River is remembered by Chinese nationalists as a humiliating loss.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Yalu_River_(1894)   (1383 words)

 Search Results for "Yalu"
Yalu River, on the border between North Korea and Liaoning prov., NE China.
It was bordered on the SE by the Yalu River, which separated it from Korea, and by the Bay of Korea.
...Manchuria is separated from Russia largely by the Amur, Argun, and Ussuri rivers, from North Korea by the Yalu and Tumen rivers, and from Mongolia by the Da Hinggan...
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/65search?query=Yalu   (314 words)

 Yalu River --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Wade-Giles romanization Ya-lü Chiang, Pinyin Yalu Jiang, Korean Amnok-kang river that forms the northwestern boundary between North Korea and the Northeast Region (Manchuria) of China.
The Chinese provinces of Kirin and Liaoning are bordered by the river.
As a frontier city lying on the upper stream of the Yalu River (Amnok-kang), it was a fortress during the Yi dynasty (1392–1910), under the name of Hyesanjin.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9077749   (872 words)

Dandong is a city in Northern China along the Yalu River bordering North Korea.
The stools of the bridge on the North Korean side of the Yalu River are still standing in the water.
The stools of the broken bridge that was bombed off are still standing in the water north of the Yalu River.
www.webpages.uidaho.edu /~pzhu/YALU/Yalu.html   (844 words)

 The Liao Dynasty
Situated near the juncture of the Grand Canal with the Yellow River, Kaifeng remained in the old northern heartland of China, but it was almost three hundred miles closer than Changan to the rich rice-producing lands of the lower Yangtze River basin.
Koryo moved into the area of the lower Yalu River and established a monopoly market for trade at the Liao city (modern Uiju) on the southern bank of the Yalu River.
Peasant laborers built massive fortresses in the coastal plains and foothills between the Chongchon and Yalu Rivers near the modern cities of Uiju, Yongch'on, Sonch'on, Ch'olsan, Kusong, and Kwaksan.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C04/E0406.htm   (2679 words)

 Yalu River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The River is important for hydroelectric power, and one of the largest hydroelectric dams in Asia is in Sup'ung Rodongjagu, 100 m high and over 850 m long, located upstream from Sinuiju.
In addition the River is used for transportation, particularly of lumber from its forested banks and provides fish for the local population.
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yalu-river.iqnaut.net   (303 words)

 Search Results for Yalu - Encyclopædia Britannica
river that forms the northwestern boundary between North Korea and the Northeast Region (Manchuria) of China.
It was developed during the Japanese occupation (1910–45) at the Korean terminus of a railway bridge across the Yalu (Amnok) River, 7 miles (11 km) west of the old...
The longest river of North Korea is the Yalu, in Korean called the Amnok.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Yalu&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (349 words)

 Case Study
The Yalu River both as a political boundary and a physical territory has many attractions that would most likely represent potential points of conflict for warring or unfriendly nations.
For the Chinese, the Yalu River represents a political boundary that must be respected.
Since the defeat of the Japanese forces in WWII and the Soviet Union's military occupation of North Korea in 1945, the Chinese have consistently regarded the Yalu River as a political as well as a physical boundary of their national sovereignty.
www.american.edu /ted/ice/yalu.htm   (2287 words)

 ipedia.com: Yalu River Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Yalu River is a river on the border between China and North Korea.
The river's name is in Chinese characters, and is pronounced as Yalü Jiang in Mandarin, as Amnok-gang in Korean and as Oryok...
The river's name is 鴨綠江 in Chinese characters, and is pronounced as Yalü Jiang in Mandarin, as Amnok-gang in Korean and as Oryoku-ko in Japanese.
www.ipedia.com /yalu_river.html   (356 words)

 Yalu River - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The river's name is in Chinese characters, and is pronounced as Yalu Jiang in Mandarin and as Amnok-gang in Korean.
The river is almost 800 km long and receives the water from over 30,000 km2 of land.
Economy The river is important for hydroelectric power, and one of the largest hydroelectric dams in Asia is the Sup'ung-nodongjagu, upstream from Shin?iju.
www.questionz.net /Korean_War/Yalu_River.html   (320 words)

 Yalu on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
YALU [Yalu], Korean Amnok, river, c.500 mi (800 km) long, rising in the Changbai Mts.
FREDERIC J. BROWN Agence France Presse 10-08-2002 North Koreans wait beside a boat docked on the Yalu River seperating Dandong in China and Sinuiju in North Korea, 08 October 2002.
FREDERIC J. BROWN Agence France Presse 04-23-2004 The unfinished bridge (foreground) and bridge with railway tracks that crosses the Yalu River, seperating North Korea from Dandong, in northeast China's Liaoning Province, 23 April 2004.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/Y/Yalu.asp   (986 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Yalu
Yalu (Japanese, Oryokko; Korean Amnok), river, eastern Asia, forming most of the boundary between North Korea and China.
Nearly all the major rivers of North Korea rise in the mountains and flow west to the Yellow Sea.
The longest river, the Yalu (Amnok), forms part of...
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 Battle of Yalu River, 30 April-1st May 1904
Lasting from 30 April to 1st May 1904 the battle of Yalu river was a victory for the Japanese who in defeating the Russian army showed that an Oriental Army could defeat a European one, seriously damaging Russian prestige in the process.
The Yalu river divides Korea from Manchuria and this victory in the Russo-Japanese War allowed Iwao Oyama's forces to cross the river and enter Manchuria.
General Alexei Kuropatkin's orders were to resist the Japanese invasion by using a delaying action which he interpreted as mount a static defense along the Yalu with serious consequences.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/battles_yalu.html   (154 words)

 Korean War--Carrier Air Strikes, September - November 1950
Aerial penetration into Manchurian airspace was strickly prohibited, creating a very difficult attack problem for the aviators, who not only had to tailor their approaches to avoid going beyond the middle of the Yalu, but were obliged to endure without reply anti-aircraft fire from the "forbidden" side of the river.
Yalu River bridges at Sinuiju, North Korea, under attack by planes from USS Leyte (CV-32).
Compare bomb damage on and around the river embankment, in the lower part of this photo, with that in Photo # 80-G-422115, which was taken earlier.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/kowar/50-unof/un-2a.htm   (1213 words)

At the beginning of November, the Chinese Reds had been hurled into the conflict just as the UN troops were entering the final phase of their drive to the Yalu River.
We (the 35th Regiment) were on our way to the Yalu River to finish the war when the Chinks stepped in and spoiled the whole thing.
The battles along the Ch’ongch’on River were a major defeat for the Eighth Army and a mortal blow to the hopes of MacArthur and others for the reunification of Korea by force of arms.
www.cacti35th.org /regiment/history/korea/1950-11.htm   (2391 words)

 Chinese truckers know the truth: North Koreans dying of hunger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gauging the severity of the crisis -- brought on by devastating floods in 1995-96 -- is difficult because the isolated nation bars foreign journalists and limits aid workers' access to affected areas.
For Pu Jieying, a 49-year-old trader, the trips across the Yalu River bring back memories of childhood suffering during China's great famine of 1958-62, when at least 30 million people died.
Smugglers zip across the Yalu River on speedboats to rendezvous with North Koreans who trade copper scrap for cigarettes.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/world/97/06/01/nkorea.2-0.html   (658 words)

 CHAPTER XXXVIII: The X Corps Advances to the Yalu
The 17th Infantry was to seize Kapsan, and then go to Hyesanjin on the Yalu; the 31st Infantry was to advance on the left of the 17th; and the 32d Infantry was to seize the southeast shore of the Pujon Reservoir.
The 32d Infantry, which began unloading on 4 November and was the last of the regiments to come ashore at Iwon, moved southwest from the beach along the coast through Hamhung and there turned northeast to Tangp'ang-ni in preparation for its part in the operation.
The Yalu River at Hyesanjin is not the great river it becomes near its mouth at Sinuiju.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/BOOKS/KOREA/20-2-1/sn38.htm   (8637 words)

 CHAPTER XXXIII, South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu
A lateral road extending eastward from Yongsan-dong and generally paralleling the river marks the cleavage line between this low ground, which in a broad sense can be described as the valley of the Ch'ongch'on, and the mountain spurs that rise rather abruptly from it and extend to the Yalu.
Watching the action across the river in the area held by the ROK 1 5th Regiment, while this change was taking place in his own front, Colonel Millikin saw through his field glasses that the hillside seemed alive as waves of enemy troops moved along the ridge leading into the ROK lines.
They said they had crossed the Yalu River at Manp'ojin on 16 October (later they said they had crossed on the 14th) and had marched from there on foot at night, their mortars being carried on packhorses and mules.
www.kmike.com /Appleman/Chapter33.htm   (10924 words)

 TIMEasia.com | Visions of China: Yalu River | 9/27/99   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At noon on Oct. 4, 1950, I was told to leave for Beijing without the slightest delay.
The Party Central Committee was holding a meeting to discuss the dispatch of troops to aid Korea.
At dusk on Oct. 18, I crossed the Yalu River with vanguard units of the Chinese People's Volunteers.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/0927/yalu_river.html   (428 words)

There are three major river inlets along the west coast of Korea along our flight path, which normally made navigation a snap.
The first river leads to Pyongyang, then further north, the second river leads to Anju-Sinanju, and the third river leads to Antung on the north bank and Sinuiju on the south - that one is the Yalu.
Just beyond the edge of the clouds, one of the river inlets was clearly visible, and as we crossed over it, the four flights of four began taking their combat spacing.
sabre-pilots.org /classics/v52mukden.htm   (898 words)

 CHAPTER XIII: The Chinese Take a Hand
For instance, the Yalu has several very pronounced bends like most rivers before getting to the town of Antung, and the main bridges at Antung we had to attack in only one manner.
So you draw a line from the southernmost bend of the river to the bridge and that is your course, and these people on the other side of the river knew that, and they put up their batteries right along the line and they peppered us right down the line all the way....
These planes were increasing in number; and the distance from the Yalu to the main line of contact was so short that it was almost impossible to deal effectively with the hit-and-run tactics that enemy pilots were employing.
www.kmike.com /PolicyAndDirection/pd-c-13.htm   (9719 words)

 USAF Historical Study No. 71 - USAF Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As ground operations moved closer to the Yalu River, Stratemeyer had to relax his restriction on attacks within 50 miles of the border to give the Fifth Air Force more latitude.
Yet now for political reasons, United Nations air power could not cross the Yalu, and as their supply lines grew longer and longer the U. troops would at last be face to face with a powerful enemy untouched by aerial attacks.
In short, the United Nations ground campaign had been successful so long as air power had been able to bomb and strafe in front of the ground troops, but now with the ground troops on the doorstep of Manchuria no support could be given at all.
www.wpafb.af.mil /museum/history/korea/no71-92.htm   (454 words)

 The Yalu
Indeed, the ROK 3rd division attacked across the 38th parallel up the east coast on September 30, with the ROK 6th division crossing to attack the Iron Triangle of Chorwon, Kumwha and Pyonggang on October 6, and Eighth Army crossing near Kaesong on October 8.
ROK units had reached Chosan on the Yalu river, the border between North Korea and China's Manchuria.
The CCF 39th which routed Eighth Army was just part of Lin Piao's Fourth Field Army; a force 600,000 strong, an army which had fought from Manchuria to Hainan Island in China's civil war, without losing one major battle.
www.rt66.com /~korteng/SmallArms/yalu.htm   (1052 words)

 MacArthur Says 'Alien' Reds Have Reopened Korean War; Sees 'Gravest' Issue Raised
Without notice of belligerency, General MacArthur charged, the Communists had moved "alien" forces across the Yalu River, the international boundary between North Korea and Manchuria, and massed "a great concentration" in the "privileged sanctuary" of Chinese territory across the border.
Their intention, the United Nations commander said, was to lay a trap for destruction of the United Nations forces that had shattered and were pursuing remnants of the North Korean Army--an outcome that was averted only by the skillful maneuvers of the commander in the field.
Other sources indicated that as many as five divisions might be massing in the west, not only for defense of the Yalu River power plants, which are important to Chinese industry, but for a drive in strength to recapture the former Korean Communist capital at Pyongyang.
partners.nytimes.com /library/world/asia/110650macarthur-china.html   (899 words)

 April 20, 2001 Cover Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These boat-trips are for Chinese tourists who want see where their vast nation begins, and so the boats actually cross the border that runs down the middle of the river, and crawl along the opposite shore for about an hour.
But no visit to this town is complete within trying out the seafood, or rather river food, and so on the last day of my visit, I ordered the Yalu River Hotpot at a Korean-Chinese restaurant called Soldier, Worker, Peasant.
The Yalu River bordertown of Dandong is the outside world's keyhole to Kim Jong Il's Hermit Kingdom.
www.weekender.co.jp /LatestEdition/010420/coverstory.html   (1855 words)

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