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Yangtze

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The Yangtze or Yangzi (English:   or ) is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It rises in the northern part of the Tibetan Plateau and flows 6,300 km (3,900 mi) in a generally easterly direction to the East China Sea. It is the sixth-largest river by discharge volume in the world. Its drainage basin comprises one-fifth of the land area of China, and is home to nearly one-third of the country's population.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.  The prosperous Yangtze River Delta generates as much as 20% of the PRC's GDP.  The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze is the largest hydro-electric power station in the world. In mid-2014, the Chinese government announced it was building a multi-tier transport network, comprising railways, roads and airports, to create a new economic belt alongside the river.The Yangtze flows through a wide array of ecosystems and is habitat to several endemic and endangered species including the Chinese alligator, the narrow-ridged finless porpoise, the Chinese paddlefish, the (extinct) Yangtze river dolphin or baiji, and the Yangtze sturgeon. In recent years, the river has suffered from industrial pollution, plastic pollution, agricultural run-off, siltation, and loss of wetland and lakes, which exacerbates seasonal flooding. Some sections of the river are now protected as nature reserves. A stretch of the upstream Yangtze flowing through deep gorges in western Yunnan is part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Yangtze

Yangtze

River in China

Baiji

Baiji

Animal

  • Desc: The baiji is a type of freshwater dolphin thought to be the first dolphin species driven to extinction due to the impact of humans. Nicknamed "Goddess of the Yangtze". Since Baiji means 'white fin' in Chinese, it means 'white-finned dolphin'. In China, the dolphin is also called Chinese river dolphin, Yangtze River dolphin, whitefin dolphin and Yangtze dolphin. It was regarded as the goddess of protection by local fishermen and boatmen in China. It is not to be confused with the Chinese white dolphin or the finless porpoise.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baiji
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 169.09
Chinese alligator

Chinese alligator

Reptile

  • Desc: The Chinese alligator, also known as the Yangtze alligator, China alligator, or historically the muddy dragon, is a critically endangered crocodilian endemic to China.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_alligator
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 120.22
Yangtze giant softshell turtle

Yangtze giant softshell turtle

Reptile

  • Desc: The Yangtze giant softshell turtle, also known as the Red River giant softshell turtle, the Shanghai softshell turtle, the speckled softshell turtle, and Swinhoe's softshell turtle, is an extremely rare species of turtle in the family Trionychidae.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangtze_giant_softshell_turtle
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 117.28

Suparna Airlines

Airline

  • Desc: Suparna Airlines, known in Chinese as Jinpeng, is an airline based in China. It was formerly known as Yangtze River Express and later Yangtze River Airlines after launching passenger services.
  • URL: http://www.yzr.com.cn/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suparna_Airlines
  • Type: Corporation, Airline, Thing, Organization
  • Result Score: 47.18
Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

Truss bridge in Nanjing, China

  • Desc: The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge is a double-decked road-rail truss bridge across the Yangtze River between Pukou and Xiaguan in Nanjing, China. Its upper deck is part of China National Highway 104, spanning 4,588 metres.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanjing_Yangtze_River_Bridge
  • Type: Bridge, Place, Thing, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 41.81
Dabry's sturgeon

Dabry's sturgeon

Fish

  • Desc: Dabry's sturgeon, also known as the Yangtze sturgeon, Chiangjiang sturgeon and river sturgeon, is a species of fish in the sturgeon family, Acipenseridae.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dabry's_sturgeon
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 16.31

Yangtze Plain

Plain

  • Desc: The Yangtze Plain is made up of a series of alluvial plains of along the Yangtze River and its major tributaries. The Yangtze Plain starts east of Yichang, China.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangtze_Plain
  • Type: Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 14.49

The Sand Pebbles

1966 film

  • Desc: The Sand Pebbles is a 1966 American war film directed by Robert Wise in Panavision. It tells the story of an independent, rebellious U.S. Navy machinist's mate, first class aboard the fictional gunboat USS San Pablo, on Yangtze Patrol in 1920s China.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sand_Pebbles_(film)
  • Type: Movie, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.26

Yangtze

Song by Tarentel

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song by Justice on a Budget

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song by Beaten by Them

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song by Beaten by Them

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze

Song

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.00

Yangtze China Investment Ltd.

Company

  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation
  • Result Score: 5.25
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

Book by Peter Hessler

  • Desc: River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze is a 2001 book by Peter Hessler. It documents his Peace Corps teaching assignment at Fuling Teachers College in Fuling, Sichuan, which started in 1996 and lasted for two years; Fuling is now part of Chongqing municipality.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Town:_Two_Years_on_the_Yangtze
  • Type: Book, Thing
  • Result Score: 2.53

Yangtze

Song by DJ Tommy

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

The Yangtze

Song by La Voix Sans Visage

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Urban Rhythm Collective

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Shakuhachi Sakano and Soft Background Music

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Zhang Wei 88

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Aiguo Heng

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Tarentel

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Shakuhachi Sakano and Soft Background Music

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Anup Mukhopadhyay

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by China Sunrise Orchestra

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze (Original Track)

Song by Aiguo Heng

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Ancient Eastern Spirits

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Along the Yangtze River

Song by Dan Duggan

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by DJ Tommy

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by China Sunrise Orchestra

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Olivier Alary

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00

Yangtze

Song by Tarentel

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 1.00
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