Ancient Irrigation Site on China’s Yellow River Makes World Heritage List

Ancient Irrigation Site on China’s Yellow River Makes World Heritage List

Yicai Global

Date: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 19:21 / Keywords: Ningxia, World Heritage, Irrigation, Engineering
  • The ancient irrigation site on the Yellow RiverHIDE
  • The Yellow River irrigation site in Qingtongxia cityHIDE
  • Tangzheng gate, part of the ancient irrigation siteHIDE
  • An aerial view of the irrigation site along the Yellow RiverHIDE
  • A rice plantation beside the Yellow River in Yinchuan cityHIDE

(Yicai Global) Oct. 12 -- An ancient irrigation site along China’s Yellow River, the third longest in Asia, was dubbed a world heritage site yesterday. The site is in the northwestern Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

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Keywords: Ningxia, World Heritage, Irrigation, Engineering