Upstream of the Tiger Leap Gorge
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Caption: Upstream of the Tiger Leap Gorge
Photo by: Jack D Ives
Date: 1994
Place: Yunnan, China
Keywords: Jack d. ives
Description: Upstream of the Tiger Leap Gorge (i.e. farther south) the Jinsha Jiang and its tributaries exhibit very attractive settings. Much of this, as well as the gorge itself, was destined to be transformed by construction of a large reservoir and power station. This was averted following strong protests via UNESCO: 1994