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Sichuan Earthquake Part of the Jian River still flows through a

Sichuan Earthquake Part of the Jian River still flows through a


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Flood water flow along the Jian Jiang River after a controlled drainage operation on the Tangjiashan

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Attempts are being made to complete the evacuation of 80,000 Chinese below a natural dam formed by landslides in the Sichuan earthquake.

Distribution of debris flows after the Wenchuan earthquake. MJR: Minjiang River; BSR:Baisha River; JR: Jian River; STR: Shiting River; MYR: Mianyuan River; ...

Flowers blossom on the wreckage of the 5-12 Sichuan earthquake in Mianzhu, on May 8, 2013. #

A single door frame bearing a portrait of Chairman Mao remained standing in a pile of debris.

Epicenter of the 5.12 Earthquake in Sichuan Province, 2009. Ruins near the Jian River ...

1 Study area (inset shows location). Major rivers are shown in

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Newly-built residences and common buildings in Beichuan county, photographed on May 11, 2013, before the five year anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake in ...


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3 Locations of the 32 earthquake-induced landslide dams and surface expression of

People watched Tuesday as the ruins of Beichuan, in Sichuan Province, China, were flooded by water being drained from a lake on the Jian River.

Bed load sediment thickness (in meters) in the Mianyuan River basin for the period 2008–2012. Numbers 1–12 indicate sections of the river used for ...

chengdu lake view, sichuan

Residents gather before a monument on the 5th anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, on May 12, 2013, in Yingxiu township of Wenchuan county, ...

Epicenter distribution of the main shock ( star ) and aftershocks ( size- coded circles


Residents attend a ceremony among the ruins of Beichuan, to mark the 5th anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in old Beichuan county, on May 12, 2013.

The Chengxi complex landslide (left) and the Xinbei Mid-school rockslide (right


earthquake aftermath; Millions still homeless a year after Sichuan earthquake

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Eerie photos show nature swallowing up a Chinese village 7 years after an earthquake

Damaged Nanqiao Bridge in Dujiangyan after May 12th Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, Dujiangyan, Sichuan

Map of Sichuan province, China, depicting the intensity of the shaking caused by the

Minjiang River flowing through Gaojia gully debris flow fan in Sichuan Province, China, 2012

Figure 1 Regional geological and geomorphic map along the Minjiang River drainage basin, covering the

Continuing crisis in Wenchuan: the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, hasty reconstruction and geological risk | chinadialogue.net

Location map of the Changjiang River catchment (A—Chengdu plain (Sichuan basin)

The mapped co-seismic landslides in the Mianyuan River basin.

For millions of people in the western part of Sichuan province in China, the morning of 12 May 2008 started out as a day like any other.

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Photos of Damage in the Highest Earthquake Intensity Area (photo - China Earthquake Administration)

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Location of the study area.

Sichuan earthquake victims remembered by bereaved parents and survivors amid tight security

NASA imagery of Sichuan landslides

Location of the study area — the Mianyuan River basin. MWF: Miaoxian–Wenchuan Fault, YBF: Yingxiu–Beichuan Fault, JGF: Jiangyou–Guanxian Fault, ...

6 Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of Asia

Engineering geological profile I–I 0 through the Tangjiashan landslide and landslide dam. The

The Salawin river (a.k.a. the Nujiang river in China) at the border village of

A collapsed structure being bulldozed, with a exposed mountain face in the background

Water drains from Tangjiashan lake also known as "quake lake" into a man-

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Images of the 13 August 2010 debris flow in Qingping Town: (a) aerial photo taken on 18th of May, 2008; and (b) Worldview image of 13th of Dec, 2010.

Karst scenery near Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China.

Road damaged by earthquake in Ya'an, Lushan County

Beijing (AsiaNews/Agencies) - Hundreds of soldiers have already removed 70,000 tonnes of earth and debris, and have dug at least one third of the channel to ...

Xiluodu dam

jinsha river

... Open-air schools were opened to reach children, Because of landslides, mudflows and dammed rivers reconstruction is expected to be more difficult ...

The government was credited for responding quickly and staying the course and making sure all the quake victims were provided with emergency housing.

A rescue car from Chengdu Military Region falls off a cliff into a river in Sichuan

Leshan Giant Buddha

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Map showing the location of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and all the aftershocks following it through May 28, 2008

A very typical Chinese bridge! A bridge near the Leshan Giant Buddha Statues Grottoes in Sichuan province, China

The Yangtze River and its tributaries flows through the mountains of western Sichuan and the Sichuan Basin; thus, the province is upstream of the great ...

Lake (left foreground) in Sichuan province, southwestern China, formed by a landslide

Images used in the study: (a) Aerial photos taken on 23 May 2008; (b) SPOT 5 image of 13 October 2009; and (c) the Worldview image (0.5 m) of 18 Dec.

AP has this image of the landslides in Beichuan, captioned "The ruins of collapsed buildings lay among those still standing following last week's earthquake ...

Distribution of large-scale landslides (surface area > 50000 m2) triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake and debris flows induced by post-earthquake ...

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Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟), Sichuan - The place is dotted with more than 100 gorgeous lakes, which differ from others by having a high concentration of calcium ...

A complex slide (rockslide – debris flow) occurred in Donghekou Village, Qingchuan County

Sichuan Earthquake Date: May 2008 Location: Sichuan Province, China Fatalities: 84,000 Total

Unfortunately, this lake, in the heart of the area devastated by the August 2017 earthquake, was severely damaged and is no longer accessible.

Reconstruction ...

The 13 August, 2010 Wenjia gully debris flow in Qingping, Mianzhu county: (a) over view; and (b) partially buried town.

Jiuzhaigou Valley

This kindergarten was one of the many schools that were badly damaged.

Panorama of Inner Stream

Rain, rock slides and mud on the main roads, made it difficult to get to area.

... CHINA Leshan Sichuan province Giant Buddha stone sculpture facing Mount Emei 2418 AJ20 | by SDB

Fig. 1. Topographic map of the LSTB showing the epicenter and focal mechanism of

Location map showing the Qingzhu River and areas effected by 2008 Ms8.0 Wenchuan earthquake. Located on the northeast part of the map, the Qingzhu River is ...

Geography, topography and rivers of the earthquake region (Ouimet, 2010) (with

Chinese newspaper cartoon from 1931

The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. It was not damaged by the ...

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The landscape has dramatically changed following the earthquake

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The Chinese are obsessed with building giant dams

Unfortunately, this lake, in the heart of the area devastated by the August 2017 earthquake, was severely damaged and is no longer accessible.