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Tourists pose in front of the just completed Three Gorges Dam. The contruction of the Three Gorges Dam and rise in water level of around 100 meters has resulted in the forced relocation of around 1.5 million people but has opened up central China to ocean going vessels and is transforming the economy. The dam will control flooding in the Yangtze river delta and generate hydro-electricity..18 May 2006.photo by richard jones/sinopix
Tourists pose in front of the just completed Three Gorges Dam. The contruction of the Three Gorges Dam and rise in water level of around 100 meters has resulted in the forced relocation of around 1.5 million people but has opened up central China to ocean going vessels and is transforming the economy. The dam will control flooding in the Yangtze river delta and generate hydro-electricity..18 May 2006.photo by richard jones/sinopix