The 10 longest rivers in the world, most in asia, each bring life-giving water to millions of people, support their own unique ecosystems and flow across a variety of landscapes. Notebook page 66- pollution of the ganges and yangtze rivers notebook page 66- pollution of the ganges and yangtze rivers ss7g10 the student will discuss environmental issues across southern and eastern asia. Ganges and yangtze rivers outbreaks of diseases such as dysentery, typhoid, and hepatitis are common cities along the ganges have the highest to die the massive three gorges dam is being built along the yangtze river to provide hydroelectric power a number of plants and species are being. The ganga (ganges) basin extends over more than 1 million km 2 and encompasses parts of india (about 80% of the total basin area), nepal, china and bangladesh the length of the main channel is some 2,525km, while altitude ranges from 8,848m in the high himalayas, to sea level in the coastal deltas of india and bangladesh.
Ganges river questions including how long is the river ganges and how long is the ganges river go pollution has affected the ganges and the yangtze rivers in many different ways. The ganges river basin covers nearly a third of india and has the highest population of any river basin in the world, containing over 400 million people there are more than 50 bridges spanning the yangtze river, but none of these were built until after 1955. Pollution in the ganges river is very nasty actually - 2,000,000 people bathe in it daily - it is believed to be sacred - many corpse of humans and animals are left in there - many bacterias and.
The ganges river dolphin, or susu, inhabits the ganges-brahmaputra-meghna and karnaphuli-sangu river systems of nepal, india, and bangladesh this vast area has been altered by the construction of more than 50 dams and other irrigation-related projects, with dire consequences for the river dolphins. Pollution of the yangtze and ganges rivers & air pollution and flooding in india and china fdsafs •the ganges river begins high in the himalayas and flows southeast through india and bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles to the bay of bengal •it is the most important river to the indian. Just 10 rivers are carrying 90% of the plastic entering the oceans, a study has found two of them are in africa - the nile and the niger - while the others are in asia: the indus, ganges, amur. The ganges river dolphin is important because it is a reliable indicator of the health of the entire river ecosystem the government of india declared it the national aquatic animal in 2009. Rivers: asia: the yangtze, mekong, ganges, and sepik rivers these sites are about four important rivers of asia: the yangtze, mekong, ganges, and sepik includes a link to the touropia site “10 most important rivers in the world”, on which it is based.
Highlights of china & the yangtze 11 days from beijing to shanghai china, tibet & the yangtze cruises in india view map view pricing spiritual seekers, photographers, and adventurous souls looking for a truly immersive and unforgettable experience rivers: ganges river / ships: ganges voyager ii. India river cruises are increasingly coming on line with several companies that now offer ganges river cruises, including uniworld, vantage, voyages jules verne, and apt touring, to name a few see amawaterways sets its sights on india in 2018 points of interest on india river cruises vary by company, but some include a visit to mother teresa’s orphanage and home in kolkata, the one of a. Start studying social studies 7th grade yangtze and ganges river learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Yangtze river cruises this incredible river delivers one of the best insights into china's history a river cruise on the yangtze river is as integral a part to any cruise and land tour of china as it has been to china and the chinese for thousands of years. “beside the ganga river dolphin a total of 40 species of zooplanktons, four crustaceans, 15 molluscs, 51 insects, 83 fishes, 12 freshwater turtles, 2 crocodiles and 48 aquatic birds species have been identified [as endangered] in the upper ganges river”(sanghi, et al 2004. Pollution of the ganges and yangtze 1 water pollution in asia 2 the ganges river • begins high in the himalayan mountains and flows 1600 miles through india and bangladesh to the bay of bengal • provides water and transportation for over 400 million people who live in its river valley • known as “mother ganges. Ganges voyager ii overview ganges voyager ii set sail on the ganges river in january 2016 uniworld is the first major river cruise company to offer itineraries in india the 185-foot long vessel carries up to 56 passengers and has three decks.
The name yangtze—derived from the name of the ancient fiefdom of yang—has been applied to the river mainly by those in the west chang jiang (“long river”) is the name used in china, although it also is called da jiang (“great river”) or, simply, jiang (“[the] river”) the yangtze is. The ganges, yangtze and indus rivers are the most polluted rivers on earth that’s quite sad on january 15, 2009, a us airways plane made an emergency landing on the hudson river which runs through new york. The ganges river in india is responsible for even more - about 12 billion pounds large rivers like the yangtze transport a higher fraction of the mmpw that is generated in their catchments. The ganges river dolphin is one of only five true freshwater dolphins in the world the other four are the baiji (lipotes vexillifer) of the yangtze river in china, now likely extinct the indus river dolphin of the indus river in pakistan.