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How Did The Yellow River Affect China

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China was greatly influenced by many of its physical features. The Yellow River that flowed through China, impacted China in both positive and negative ways. The people called the Yellow River the “River of Sorrows” because when the river flooded it destroyed all the crops and the houses that lived along the river. However, despite the negative side of the Huang He River, it was great for the land. The river has silt which is called loess, it deposits the loess along the river bends and makes the land fertile. Also, the Huang He River is real important to the people that live along the river, because the River provided water, food, and protection for the people. Not only did the Yellow River have a big impact on China, the Himalaya Mountains
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