Maps of Yangtze River and Three Gorges
Yangtze River in China
The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world.
- From Chongqing to Yichang
A typical Yangtze river cruise sails between Chongqing and Yichang or Wuhan, where located the world-biggest Three Gorges Dam
Yangtze River Sketch Map
The headwaters of the Yangtze are situated at an elevation of about 16,000 feet in the Kunlun Mountains in the southwestern section of Qinghai. It flows generally south through Sichuan into Yuanan then northeast and east across central China through Sichuan, Hubei, Auhui, and Jiangsu provinces to its mouth, 3,720 miles, in the East China Sea north of Shanghai.
Map of Three Gorges Dam
There is a lot of controversy surrounding the construction of the dams. But believe or not, it is ALREADY THERE! Come and take a look at it!