Geography of China

Geography of China

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This book is a traditional geography of China, with a description of its natural regions; mountains, rivers and mineral resources; climate, soils and vegetation; historical development; current population; agriculture, industry and infrastructure; and its internal regions today. Here is an account of how China has become the workshop of the world. However there has been a heavy environmental cost. Two of the main rivers, the Hwang He and the Huai, have dried up in some years, and the Yangtze and Xiyang are heavily polluted. Major lakes (Lop Nor, Poyang) have also become depeleted and others (Dian, Tai) are polluted. Linfen and Tianying are two of the most polluted cities on the planet. Fisheries have also been damaged, with the collapse of the populations of Yangtze porpoise and Bohai Bay prawn populations. Soil erosion and desertification are rife. The book includes 13 regional maps and 19 colour photographsOf these currently VW is the largest producer within China and has made two of the most popular vehicles, the Jetta and Santana. The company ... in Wuhu, Anhui). Chery was founded by the city government at Wuhu in 1997 and immediately drew criticism when its first car bore a strong ... Original Jetta parts were found in the Chery car, and Chery was obliged to promise not to use these parts. Generalanbsp;...

Title:Geography of China
Author:J R Priestley
Publisher:Lulu Press, Inc - 2013-09-29


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