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The Resource Building the Three Gorges Dam, L. Patricia Kite

Building the Three Gorges Dam, L. Patricia Kite

Label
Building the Three Gorges Dam
Title
Building the Three Gorges Dam
Statement of responsibility
L. Patricia Kite
Title variation
Building the 3 Gorges Dam
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A mission in every sense of the word, building the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China has been considered the most enormous and expensive engineering project the world has ever know. Although it is able to produce massive amounts of clean power, many believe that the problems outweigh the benefits. Learn all about the designing and building of the Three Gorges Dam, as well as the controversies surrounding this massive project
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Summary
Describes the building of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China, one of the largest and most expensive engineering projects ever, and discusses the benefits and problems caused by the dam
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387025
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
627/.80951212
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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1030
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
  • Science missions
  • Raintree freestyle
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Building the Three Gorges Dam, L. Patricia Kite
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why build a dam across the Yangtze River? -- The Three Gorges Dam -- Construction starts -- The Yangtze Lock system -- Construction stage three -- Benefit or problems? -- Population movement -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
ocn497883976
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Express ed.
Extent
56 p.
Isbn
9781410939920
Lccn
2009053325
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)497883976
Label
Building the Three Gorges Dam, L. Patricia Kite
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why build a dam across the Yangtze River? -- The Three Gorges Dam -- Construction starts -- The Yangtze Lock system -- Construction stage three -- Benefit or problems? -- Population movement -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
ocn497883976
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Express ed.
Extent
56 p.
Isbn
9781410939920
Lccn
2009053325
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)497883976

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