Sand washing at the China's Yellow River: Sand and mud is blasted downstream once a year to clear sediment build-up!

These Yellow River Sand-Washing Photos Are Just Nuts

Visitors watch water gushing from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir into the Yellow River, during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan, Henan. Water is discharged at cubic metres per second in order to clean up sediment.

黄河, Yellow River, China

Forget everything you thought you knew about China and see these incredible photos from the largest country in the world.

黄河
1938年5月19日,侵华日军攻陷徐州,并沿陇海线西犯,郑州危急,武汉震动。6月9日,为阻止日军西进,蒋介石采取“以水代兵”的办法,下令扒开位于中国河南省郑州市区北郊17公里处的黄河南岸的渡口——花园口,造成人为的黄河决堤改道,形成大片的黄泛区,史称花园口决堤。

1938年5月19日,侵华日军攻陷徐州,并沿陇海线西犯,郑州危急,武汉震动。6月9日,为阻止日军西进,蒋介石采取“以水代兵”的办法,下令扒开位于中国河南省郑州市区北郊17公里处的黄河南岸的渡口——花园口,造成人为的黄河决堤改道,形成大片的黄泛区,史称花园口决堤。

静美的黄河

静美的黄河

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