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The three gorges dam, located on the yangtze river in china, is the largest hydroelectric dam in the world it is 13 miles wide, 610 feet high,. Another 100,000 people may be moved from the area around china's massive three gorges dam because of landslides and bank collapses,. Large-scale hydroprojects have a propensity for incurring as the construction of the three gorges dam, one of the world's largest.
The three gorges dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam that spans the yangtze river by the town of sandouping, in yiling district, yichang, hubei province, china. Flood control, power generation, navigation and tourism are four main aspects of benefits that the three gorges dam project brought to chinese people. The massive three gorges dam on the yangtze river in central china on the potential benefits and costs of the three gorges dam project.
China three gorges dam has advantages and disadvantages, we present all its pros and cons and the three gorges dam and its impacts. China relocated 13 million people during the 17 years it took to complete the three gorges dam even after finishing the $59 billion project last. China broke the last barrier in the three gorges dam on tuesday, according to state media.
Because of reducing electricity needs on fossil fuels like coal and oil, the three gorges dam has saved 31 million. We can say that the ship lift is one of the greatest achievements of the three gorges dam project, said wu xiaoyun, chief project manager of. China has acknowledged that its showcase three gorges dam, the world's gorges project has brought great and comprehensive benefits,.
The three gorges dam is a hydroelectic dam that spans the yangtze river  this dam is one of china's largest construction projects, and it. Between the start of the three gorges dam construction in 1993 and the end of last year, 458,000 people were moved this year alone, another. The three gorges dam has a generating capacity of 22,500 megawatts (mw) compared to 14,000 mw for the itaipu dam but, over a year-long.