China

China

Courtesy of NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

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Xiling Gorge is the easternmost of three big gorges on the Yangtze River in China. The construction site for the world's largest dam can be seen on the left-hand side of the image in the large bend in the river. The dam is being built to control flooding along the Yangtze River.