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Transcript of China

China
Part 1:
Yangtze
River
Statistics
Longest River in Asia
Third longest river in the world
Most water of any Chinese River
3,915 miles long(6,300 kilometers)
Starts at Tibetan Plateau, goes South to East China Sea
Basin is 448 acres
The Three Gorges Dam
Helps with...
Hydroelectric power
Flood control
Tourism
It...
Is 7,661 feet long, and nearly 600 feet tall
Can be seen from the moon
It has caused...
1.24 million people to relocate
Over 1,000 archeological historic spots to be drowned
1931 Flood
3.7 million people died from flood in some way
Yangtze got much more rain than usual in April, and again in July
Flooded 500 square miles
At start of August, 500,000 had to relocate
Rice fields were underwater
Many died of starvation or disease
Pollution
2012: turned red:
Reason unknown, may have been algae, lots of silt, or dye(a different river also turned red because of a leak at a factory)
Used to be transparent, but now is too filthy for drinking
25 billions tons of sewage and waste empty each year
Three Gorges Dam captures sediment
Part 2:
Forbidden
City
White Emperor City
Protected
Statistics
178 acres
8,707 rooms, hundreds of buildings
1,600,000 square feet of floors
Built from 1406 to 1420 by over 1 milllion workers
Ordered by Ming Yongle Emperor
Used from 1421 to 1911
Special Stuff
Was made to protect Emperor and family
Surrounded by wall and moat
Built from best, expensive, materials
24 emperors lived in palace
Stone sculpture taken over two years, water poured for friction
In center of Beijing
Other People
People not allowed inside, if they saw emperor they were killed
Guards had to be almost exactly the same, so marching was perfect
"Zijin Cheng" means "purple forbidden city
"Gugong" means "former palace"
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Emperor Throne. Digital image. Nature News Blog. Web. 31 Jan. 2014. <http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1183/1051796519_a3150bf9ef_o.jpg>.
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Thanks for watching, and I hope you've learned something about China!!!!
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