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  Yellow River State Forest
Yellow River Forest is located in Allamakee County in northeast Iowa.
A brief summary of the geology of Yellow River State Forest and surrounding region is presented in a publication titled "The Archeology of Clayton County, Iowa", by Bear Creek Archeology, Inc., Cresco, Iowa.
Yellow River Forest is home to many species of wildlife who live in its various habitats.
www.iowadnr.com /forestry/yellowriver.html   (2225 words)

  Yellow River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yellow River is called the "Mother River of China" and "the Cradle of Chinese Civilisation" in China, as the Yellow River basin is the birth-place of the northern Chinese civilisations and the most prosperous region in the early Chinese history.
The Yellow River is notable for the amount of silt it carries, amounting to 1.6 billion tons annually at the point where it descends from the Loess Plateau.
The part of Yellow River between Hekou County in Inner Mongolia and Zhengzhou in Henan constitutes the middle reaches of the river.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yellow_River   (2200 words)

 Yellow River Cantata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yellow River Cantata (Chinese:黄河大合唱 Pinyin: Huánghé Dàhéchàng) is a cantata by Chinese composer Xian Xinghai (1905–1945).
According to official accounts by the Communist Party of China, after the Chinese city of Wuhan fell to Japanese invaders in November 1938, the poet Guang Weiran led the 3rd Squad of the Anti-Enemy Troupe across the Yellow River near the Hukou Waterfall and eastwards into the communist anti-Japanese headquarters in Lüliang Mountains.
Yellow River Concerto, piano concerto adaptation of the Yellow River Cantata by Yin Chengzong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yellow_River_Cantata   (822 words)

 Yellow River
The scenic Yellow River corridor within Florida is largely protected under District ownership, as is a section of the Shoal River at its confluence with the Yellow River.
The river is also a state-designated canoe trail and District land is open for hiking, fishing, hunting, camping and bird-watching.
Elsewhere in the preserve, the District is restoring hydrology and habitat to previously ditched and drained pastureland on 275 wetland acres to offset impacts of four-laning nearby Highway 87.
www.nwfwmd.state.fl.us /recreation/yellowriver.html   (478 words)

 Yellow River - Encyclopedia.com
In the Middle Yellow River, the severest soil erosion occurs in...
China's mirror of the perils of progress The Yellow River, path to modernity, is a degraded mess Trouble at the source
The death and life of Yellow Creek: in the mountains and hollows of Kentucky coal country, one group of citizens learns what it takes to protect their lives and their land.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-X-YellowRi.html   (998 words)

 Yellow River Flooding   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Yellow River is the second longest river in China.
Although Chinese civilization originated in the Yellow River basin, it is illustrative of a large river that experiences regular flooding.
In the lower reaches where the river channel becomes wider and flow speed turns slower, a substantial amount of sediment is left behind to contribute to the silting of the river channel, which significantly reduces the river discharge ability.
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 China regulates water volume of Yellow River
The Yellow River flows past a Tibetan village in the southwestern province of Sichuan.
The Yellow River, popularly known as China's Mother river, is the major water resources for the northwest and northern China.
The source water of the Yellow River has dwindled by 23 percent more in the past ten years than the average level in the previous 40 years in northwest China's Qinghai Province, environmental officials said.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-08/01/content_654628.htm   (435 words)

 Yellow River Summary
The headwaters of the Yellow River lie in the Kunlun Mountains in north-western Qinghai province, where the river originates at an elevation of 4,500 m in the Yueguzonglie Basin located on the northern slope of the Bayankara Mountains in the Tibetan Plateau.
The Yellow River is notable for the amount of silt it carries, amounting to 1.6 billion tons annually at the point where it descends from the Loess Plateau.
The Wei River and Fen River are the chief tributaries of the Yellow river.
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 Yellow River
The Yellow River, or Huanghe, is the second longest river in China.
In the middle reaches, ending at Zhengzhou in Henan province, the river flows south between the Shaanxi and Shanxi Provinces, draining a basin consisting largely of thick deposits of unmodified aeolian loess which is eroded readily by rainfall and wind and accounts for over 90 per cent of the sediment in the main channel downstream.
In the lower reaches, from Zhengzhou to sea for a distance of 786 km, the river is confined to a levee-lined course as it flows in the northeasterly across the North China plain before emptying into the Gulf of Bohai.
home.sandiego.edu /~yellow/yellowriver.html   (284 words)

 Yellow River Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The total drainage area of Yellow River (YR) is 795,000 km², and the total length is 5464 km.
The Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC), is the agency of the MWR, P.R. China to conduct water administration and management in the Yellow River Basin and the inland river areas in Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia.
The local governments in the provinces of Yellow River Basin are the main relevant stakeholders.
www.waterforfood.org /BB_Yellow_River_Basin.asp   (506 words)

 Ancient China: The Yellow River Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Yellow River is the northernmost of the major Chinese rivers.
Directly to the south is the Yangtze River; south of the Yangtze is the West River; south of the West River is the Red River, much of which passes through modern-day Vietnam.
Sometime around 4000 BC, when the area was much more temperate and forested, populations around the southern bend of the Yellow River began to practice agriculture.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/ANCCHINA/YELLOW.HTM   (576 words)

 Yellow River
Creek to River to Creek to River to Creek...
Yellow is not the most technical ride but it is a lot of fun, the creek loop is 4.5 miles with the other loops it comes to about 7.5 miles.
River side (closest to the parking lot) is a good warm up before heading to the more vertical creek side across the road.
www.mtbr.com /trails/Georgia/YellowRiver.html   (8693 words)

 1st LD: Yellow River's Health Continues to Decline - Science - RedOrbit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Li Guoying, director of the Yellow River Conservancy Committee, said in an interview with Xinhua on Friday that the Yellow River is suffering from pollution, silting and a dramatic decrease in water flow.
According to Li, 60 percent of the water in the Yellow River is used for human and economic activity, compared with an internationally recognized limit of 40 percent utilization of river water.
And the river emptied an average of 4.65 billion cu m of water into the sea between 2000 and 2002, according to An.
www.redorbit.com /news/science/722212/1st_ld_yellow_rivers_health_continues_to_decline/index.html?source=r_science   (377 words)

 Iowa River Yellow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yellow River State Forest Yellow River Forest is located in Allamakee County in northeast Iowa.
The Yellow River watershed encompasses approximately 154,500 acres in Allamakee,...
The Yellow press The sensationalized human-interest stories of the yellow press increased circulation and readership heavily throughout the 19th century, especially in the United States.
www.yellow-spot.com /iowa-river-yellow_2818.html   (683 words)

 Yellow River - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Huang He, second largest river in China after the Yangtze, with a total length of 5,464 km (3,395 mi).
The major river of North China is the Huang He (Yellow River).
At the beginning of 1938, Japan, after six months of her undeclared war on China, had won a series of impressive military victories which had put vast stretches of territory in northern and central China into her hands and had given her control over China's principal ports, railways, and sources...
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 Yellow River Travel Guide - China City Guide - China Travel Information - China Tours
The Wei River enters the Huang He in the central portion of Shaanxi, and the river then flows east across the northern portion of Henan Province to the plains of northern China.
At the city of Kaifeng, the river enters the plains and changes from a torrent to a meandering stream with a broad channel enclosed by dikes.
The dikes were built over a period of centuries to control the river and prevent floods, but they have actually had the opposite effect.
www.china-tour.cn /cityguides/Yellow_River.htm   (745 words)

 ca press release- 5 november 2003-yellow river forum
A new report [1] assessing the state of China's Yellow River could provide answers to the critical water management problems facing the country's 2nd longest river.
The assessment carried out by researchers from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC), was presented at the International Yellow River Forum in Zhenghzou City from 21-24 Oct 2003.
Given the growing supply and demand imbalance in the basin, it is difficult, if not impossible, to meet water demands from one sector without decreasing supplies to another.
www.iwmi.cgiar.org /assessment/Newsroom/capressrelease-5november2003-yellowriverforum.htm   (222 words)

 Huang He   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chinese rebuilt the dikes in 1946-1947, re-diverting the river to the Bohai.
Two factors contribute to the changes: 1) the river carries a heavy sediment load, leading to clogged channels and frequent river course changes; 2) the river is heavily engineered and water is oversubscribed, resulting in little flow to the coast in recent years (Evans, 2002).
Tides at the river mouth are 1.13 m in range and wave power is extremely low because of the extremely low offshore slope (0.026 degrees) and limited fetch in the Bohai Gulf.
www.geol.lsu.edu /WDD/ASIAN/Huanghe/huange_he.htm   (872 words)

 Yellow River   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Yellow River, with a total length of 5,464 kilometers, is the second longest river in China, just next to the Yangtze River.
The Yellow River is the birthplace of ancient Chinese culture and the cradle of Chinese Civilization.
The Zhengzhou segment of the Yellow River is broad and grand.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_travel/2003-09/24/content_34109.htm   (356 words)

 Wood River Lodge - Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures
Alaska’s Wood River lodge is located within the Wood Tikchik State Park, a 1.5 million-acre park encompassing mountains, lakes, rivers, glaciers, incredible amounts of wildlife, and scenery that rivals any in the world.
The guides of Wood River Lodge have experience and a high level of expertise on all of the major rivers in the Bristol Bay area, and will always put you on the right piece of water at exactly the right time of the season.
The river we were at looked for all the world like we'd died and gone to rainbow, grayling, and char heaven.
www.yellowdogflyfishing.com /destinations.php?destinationID=37   (1048 words)

 Flooding: the Yellow River
Attempts to control the Yellow River can be categorized by different strategic approaches: it is ironic that the same discussions were replayed centuries later in attempts to control floods on the Sacramento drainage in northern California.
The average flow of the river in its lower course is 56 cu km/yr.
The sediment load of the Yellow River averages 37.6 kg of silt per cu m (compared with 0.07 for the Amazon and 0.6 for the Mississippi).
www.geology.ucdavis.edu /~cowen/~GEL115/115CHXXYellow.html   (3150 words)

 Yellow River at Risk | Greenpeace International
The study ‘Yellow River at Risk’, written by an Institute within the Chinese Academy of Sciences describes a chain reaction of environmental impacts, driven by increased temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau, which threaten the source of the Yellow River (1).
The plight of the Yellow River is a grave warning.
The river’s source region plays the major role in supplying the whole river basin, providing 55.6% of the water for the length of the river above the city of Lanzhou, about 550 km from the Yellow River’s source.
www.greenpeace.org /international/press/releases/yellow-river-at-risk   (684 words)

 Red alert for Yellow River / Overuse, toxics destroying China's link to ancient civilization
Originating in the Himalayas, the Yellow River traverses the high plateau of Qinchai province and the deserts of Inner Mongolia before emerging in the fertile plains of northern China.
Because the Yellow River was once the source of ancient Chinese civilization, it has often been called the "mother river." Around 4000 B.C., people made the switch from hunting and gathering to agriculture in the Yellow River Valley.
The river is so overused that it failed to complete its course to the Yellow River in 1972 for the first time in recorded history.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2002/03/04/MN50621.DTL   (1437 words)

 NOVA Online | Flood! | Dealing with the Deluge
Attempts at controlling the Yellow River were begun as early as the third century B.C. An engineer named Yu came up with the idea of dredging the river to encourage the water to flow in its proper channel.
The dam has effectively stopped the river's annual floods by trapping its waters in a reservoir that is slowly released during the dry season.
The river is also a superhighway for commerce, moving 50 billion dollars worth of goods through America's heartland every year.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/flood/deluge.html   (1046 words)

 When the Yellow River Runs Red | TIME   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rivers in other parts of the country have run fl and occasionally turned other unnatural colors from an overloading with effluents from paper mills and dye factories.
Though China's central government has prioritized cleaning up its polluted rivers and has pledged vast sums for the purpose — one plan is to flush the Yellow with water diverted from the cleaner Yangtze — enforcement of environmental laws at the local level remains spotty at best.
The Yellow River's turning red may be another warning to Beijing of the perils that lurk in its waterways.
www.time.com /time/world/article/0,8599,1550046,00.html   (883 words)

 The Yellow River Drummers - History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Yellow River is not the longest river in China, but it is a wild one.
There is a yellow sand or loam that clearly identifies the Yellow River.
The Yellow River is a famous symbol representing the spirit and determination of the Chinese people.
www.yellowriverdrummers.org /history.htm   (209 words)

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