Mapping the River

By the time it discharges near Shanghai, the Yangtze River pushes more than one million cubic feet of water every second into the East China Sea, a flow that could provide every person in China with 551 gallons of water per day. That immense movement of water belies the river’s humble origins, fi rst as a drip, then a trickle, then a tiny flow,4,000 miles away under a glacier in the Tibetan Plateau.

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