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Three Gorges Dam

  • By: Jill S. M. Coleman
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Highly publicized as the most monumental construction project in China since the Great Wall and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, the Three Gorges Dam (known locally as Sanxia Ba) on the Yangtze River in central China is the largest hydroelectric power dam ...

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