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Heaven (English Edition) Lei Fengxing

Heaven (English Edition)

Lei Fengxing

Published September 1st 2008
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102 pages
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Contemporary American travel writer Paul heroux commented that the Kunlun Range s a guarantee that the railway will never get toLhasa... in his Riding the Iron Rooster.The Qinghai-Tibet Railway, a plateau railway boastingthe highest elevation andMoreContemporary American travel writer Paul heroux commented that the Kunlun Range s a guarantee that the railway will never get toLhasa... in his Riding the Iron Rooster.The Qinghai-Tibet Railway, a plateau railway boastingthe highest elevation and longest distance in the world,did go beyond the Kunlun Range. It was completed onJuly i, zoo6, amazing the whole world and creating apioneering work in railway construction historyThe construction of the railway took fifty years fromthe first survey in 1956 to completion in 2oo6. Overthe tedious half-century several generations of railwayworkers challenged extreme conditions finally to solvethree major global engineering problems: permafrost,alpine hypoxia and vulnerable ecologyIt is a road of civilization, traversing 55okm-plus low-latitude, high-elevation, permafrost regions, cuttingthrough Hoh Xil Depopulated Zone and beyond the5,o72m-elevation pass of Tanggula Mountains.PrefaceI A Millennium-long Dream of theSnow-covered Plateau 3The Ancient Tang-Tibet Road 5Plateau Post Road 9The Roads to Tibet 12Call for a Railway 17II Beyond the Roof of the World 21After Two Times of Advancement, Phase 1 Opened for Traffic 22Decision Comparison: Its Time for Building theQinghai-Tibet Railway 32Railway Laid to Tibet after Five Years ofConstruction 36III Through the Permafrost Regions 53Frozen Earth: a Lethal Killer 54Innovative Design Thinking of the Three Changes 58Take Proper Measures to Conduct Comprehensive Management 62Roadbed in the Permafrost Regions Remains Stable and Withstands Challenges 70 IV Challenge Alpine Hypoxia 73Health is the Priority 74The Three-level Medical Treatment Network 80Quality Food and Sleep for Employees 84Aim: Zero Deaths from High Altitude Diseases 88V Pave a Green Sky Road 91Enforcing Environmental Protection by Law, Giving Priority to Prevention and Protection 92Bottom-up Environmental Protection Achievement in both Construction and Environmental Protection 97Environmental Protection with Science and Technology tressing both Exploitation and Protection 101VI A Golden Bridge to Wealth and ivilization 111Expedite Railways Extend and Wind on the Plateau 113Tibet Enters into the Railway Economy Age 119World-class Popular Travel Route Opened 129Contemporary American travel writer Paul heroux commented that the Kunlun Range s a guarantee that the railway will never get toLhasa... in his Riding the Iron Rooster.The Qinghai-Tibet Railway, a plateau railway boastingthe highest elevation and longest distance in the world,did go beyond the Kunlun Range. It was completed onJuly i, zoo6, amazing the whole world and creating apioneering work in railway construction historyThe construction of the railway took fifty years fromthe first survey in 1956 to completion in 2oo6. Overthe tedious half-century several generations of railwayworkers challenged extreme conditions finally to solvethree major global engineering problems: permafrost,alpine hypoxia and vulnerable ecologyIt is a road of civilization, traversing 55okm-plus low-latitude, high-elevation, permafrost regions, cuttingthrough Hoh Xil Depopulated Zone and beyond the5,o72m-elevation pass of Tanggula Mountains.