Modern Marvels

Season 7 Episode 25

China's Great Dam

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 13, 2000 on The History Channel
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Modern Marvels takes a look at China's Great Dam. Visible from space, almost half a mile wide and 607 feet tall, it's certainly an engineering feat, but at what cost? The social and environmental issues - especially the flooding of many towns, cities and the Three Gorges - must be balanced against the energy needs and benefits for the world's fastest growing country.moreless

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