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The Chang Jiang (a.k.a. the Yangtze River)
Leaving Yichang …our first set of locks
The Three Gorges Dam
Ariel view of the dam project
Hours in the locks to get upstream
Reservoir on the other side of the dam
Once the dam project is completed, the river above the dam will be much deeper, as indicated by this measuring line.
We docked for the night…
…and watched the sun set.
The Three Gorges Along this part of the river there are three gorges. Here the cliffs along the river are very steep.
The water is not dirty. It is muddy like the Mighty Mississippi.
We watched another beautiful sunset as we passed through one of the gorges.
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