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Wuhan-3 Gorges Dam
sheet on Chongqing - provided by the cruise tour company.
We arrived in Chongqing (Apr. 12) after a 4 hour bus ride
from Chengdu. We arrived in Chengdu from Lhasa after a flight
over the mountains. Chongqing had the worst polluted air we have
Chongqing is a heavy industrialized city and exporter, mainly by the Yangtze
River which is navigable all the way to the South China Sea. The
main source for the power plants is coal. What a price to pay
for having cheap energy.
Chongqing has a population of 33 million. It's history dates
back 3,000 years. During World War II, the Nationalist
government made it their wartime capital and the base to fight the
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