Monday, December 29, 2008

The source of the Brahmaputra - Chinese tourism scenic spots

The world's highest river Brahmaputra in Tibet is the first river. It is like a silver dragon, from an altitude of 6000 meters above the middle of the northern slope of the Himalayas originated from west to east flow at great speed in the Tibetan Plateau in the south of the famous "possession of the South Valley." Fall to about 95 � east longitude, which crossed the Himalayas, all of a sudden turn for South to form a well-known "Da Guaiwan Brahmaputra." Finally, in the eastern end of the Himalayan region of Pakistan Luo Yu Xi-card outflow in the vicinity of the border, and renamed the Brahmaputra, India, Bangladesh into the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal. From the cradle to the sea, the entire 960 km long, drainage area 670,000 square Lane. One of the Brahmaputra in China about 2093 km, the basin area of 238,000 km level. The river Brahmaputra in China, and the length of drainage areas account for fifth place. Less than the length of the Yangtze River, Yellow River, Nu River and the Heilongjiang; drainage area is smaller than that of the Yangtze River, Yellow River, Pearl River and Heilongjiang. Lu zangbo River flows through the area, in addition to India in 500 meters below the peninsula, mostly at an altitude of about 4,500 meters, is the world's highest river. Brahmaputra abundant water resources, the annual river flow by a total of 98,900,000,000 cubic meters, the annual average flow of 3,000 cubic meters per second Only smaller than the Yangtze River and Pearl River. As a result of water, concentrated drops, the preliminary estimates of its water reserves amounted to 74,600,000 kilowatt, second only to the Yangtze River, China's second. Its development and use, for building a socialist new Tibet has enormous significance.

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