PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 1997, Vol. 16 ›› Issue (1): 37-43.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.1997.01.007

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UTILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANCIENT COURSE OF THE YELLOW RIVER

Zhang Yifeng1, Ning Yuan2   

  1. 1. Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101;
    2. Huaihe Commitee, Ministry of Water conservancy
  • Received:1996-12-01 Online:1997-01-24 Published:1997-01-24

Abstract: The ancient Yellow River once took over the course of the Huaihe River in historic period. It was formed a closed dune by the impact of the sediment of ancient Yellow River. The region of the ancient Yellow River is a developing area with conves land forms, temperate climate, sandy soil. Sufficient sunshine, dense population and lack of water resource. As a potential agriculture, the ancient course of the Yellow River has many conditions of green foods production. Exploitation of sufficent land resources and labour force is the fundament of economic development in this region.

Key words: Ancient course changes, Regional development, The Yellow River

CLC Number: 

  • X37