Yellow River Floods And The Collapse Of Chinese Dynasties
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Michael is an archaeologist based in Shanghai, China.
                       

Yellow River Floods And The Collapse Of Chinese Dynasties

China is an epicenter for some of the world’s most devastating natural disasters. Among them, Yellow River flooding affects one of the largest areas and historically has one of the highest death tolls of any river system in the world. Around a thousand years ago, Yellow River floods devastated large portions of northern China, killing hundreds of thousands of people and displacing millions. Figure 1. Map of the Yellow River watershed. Cartography for Figure 1 by Michael...

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