Yangtze Remembered: The River Beneath the Lake

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In June 2003, the Three Gorges Dam opened and a reservoir the size of lake Superior began to form, inundating 372 miles of China's Yangtze River Valley. As 1,500 cities, towns and villages disappeared beneath the dark waters, more than a million people were being moved. Around the reservoir, huge construction projects are still transforming the landscape; mighty dikes, long bridges, apartment towers, and sprawling cities are springing up. Between 2000 and 2003 Linda Butler made eight trips to the Yangtze to photograph the ...

Yangtze Remembered: The River Beneath the Lake 2004, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804747547

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