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Tibet: Ancient buried canyon unearthed

Ancient buried canyon discovered in Tibet

A very old and very deep canyon lies alongside the Yarlung Tsangpo River in southern Tibet, near the eastern end of the Himalayas, and its recent discovery is prompting geologists to rethink a popular model currently used to explain how the gorges ..., 1 day ago
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Jagran Post

Three million-year-old canyon discovered in Tibet

t. The canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River (Brahmaputra in India) in south Tibet, north of the eastern end of the Himalayas was discovered by a team of researchers from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the China Earthquake ...
 Business Standard4 days ago 3-million-year-old canyon discovered under the Brahmaputra in Tibet  The Hindu4 days ago
Eurasia Review

India gives green light to build country's largest dam

Largest dam in Indian history will be built on a tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo river but, with no public consultation or study of downstream impacts The dam is to be built in the remote Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh in northeast India, ...
 China Dialogue1 month ago India Clears 3000 MW Dibang Project In East Himalayan Region OpEd  Eurasia Review1 month ago
DNA India

Reasearchers discover tectonic uplift in Himalaya led to formation of Tsangpo gorge

Wikimedia Commons A team of researchers has discovered a canyon, filled with more than 500 metres of sediments beneath the bed of the present-day Yarlung Tsangpo River upstream from the gorge.A team of German, Chinese, and American ...
 DNA India4 days ago Tectonic uplift in Himalaya led to formation of 'steep' gorge  Yahoo! India4 days ago

Enormous Gorge Shaped by River's Tectonic Transformation

The Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet, one of the deepest canyons in the world, formed when tectonic forces pushed up the earth and steepened the path of a river that then caused massive erosion, a new study finds. The discovery rewrites the geological ...
 Yahoo! News5 days ago How Plate Tectonics Helped Carve Tibetan Gorges (Infographic)  LiveScience.com5 days ago

Run-of-river US$1.5 billion 510-MW Zangmu hydroelectric project begins generating power

At a cost of US$1.5 billion, the 510-MW Zangmu hydroelectric project in Gyaca County, Shannan Prefecture, of China's Tibet Autonomous Region began producing a portion of its total generating capacity on Nov. 22. The run-of-river project is located ...
 Hydro World6 hours ago
India Today

China puts first Brahmaputra dam into operation

The Brahmaputra river in Arunachal Pradesh. China on Sunday put into operation its first major dam on the middle reaches of the Brahmaputra river, with the first section of the 510 MW project taking off in Zangmu in Tibet. The Zangmu dam, on which ...
 India Today2 days ago
Red Orbit

Human Settlements And Hidden Canyons On The Roof Of The World

Image Caption: This shows the modern-day barley harvest in Qinghai, farmed at a height of 3,000 meters above sea level. Credit: Professor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge Brett Smith for Your Universe Online Human settlements ...
 Red Orbit3 days ago
Science Daily

Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 20-Nov-2014 The Himalaya features some of the most impressive gorges on Earth that have been formed by rivers. The geologic history of the famous Tsangpo Gorge, in the eastern Himalaya, now needs to be rewritten. A team of ...
 EurekAlert!5 days ago
Al Jazeera

More Chinese Dams on River Shared with India Raises Concerns

India has decided to launch a detailed investigation into whether the Brahmaputra River faces serious risk of flash floods due to dams the Chinese are building on its upper reaches in the country's Tibetan region. Delhi is worried because China has ...
 Engineering News-Record1 week ago India's Brahmaputra river cruises come of age  Yahoo! Maktoob News1 month ago Oil India : India's Brahmaputra river cruises come of age  4 Traders1 month ago
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