Longyangxia Hydropower Station is located in the Yellow River between Gonghe County and Guide County, Qinghai Province, the Yellow River is the first large cascade power station, known as the Yellow River "dragon head" power station. Longyangxia is located in the Yellow River between the main stream, about 37 kilometers long, less than 100 meters wide. The Yellow River runs from west to east in the canyon, the cliffs on both sides are steep, overlapping, narrow channels, rapid currents, only about 30 meters at the narrowest point, the relative height of the two sides is about 200 meters ～ 300 meters, up to 800 meters.
Longyang Gorge is located in the upper reaches of the Yellow River in Gonghe County, Qinghai. It is 1684 kilometers from the source of the Yellow River and 3376 kilometers from the mouth of the Yellow River. It is the first canyon where the Yellow River enters the Yellow River Canyon after passing through the Qinghai Prairie. "In the Tibetan language, it means steep valley. The mouth of the gorge is only 30 meters wide and the canyon is 33 kilometers long. The two walls of hard granite stand nearly 200 meters high. It is an excellent dam site for the construction of hydropower stations. In 1976, the state decided to build a dragon. Yangxia Hydropower Station, the dam site was chosen at the mouth of the gorge. The hydropower builders added a professional term "xia" after "longyang" to get the name it is today.
The first dam of the Yellow River, Longyangxia Hydropower Station, built at the entrance of the valley, is composed of dam height of 178 meters, which consists of dam dam, waterproof building and power plant. The water conservancy benefits Ganqingshan. Longyang" is the Tibetan language, "dragon" is valley, sheep" is steep cliff, that is, steep cliff deep valley meaning.
In addition to power generation, the Longyangxia hydropower station has comprehensive benefits such as flood control, flood control, irrigation and breeding. The construction is very early, and other hydropower stations in the main stream of the Yellow River cannot replace them.
The construction of the dam on the shore of Longyangxia Hydropower Station in Qinghai is a contrasting image, which contains the graveness of history in calmness. The lake is rippling with blue waves, golden carvings, cruise ships in the lake, salmon culture cages in the lake circles, people can not help but marvel at the wonder of nature and the wisdom of the builders of the year. Longyangxia Hydropower Station is a hydropower monument, an era symbol, a glorious period, a national pride... ...7-9 The rainy season of the month is big, if you catch the flood, the spectacular scene is very shocking, the water mist will reflect the bright rainbow in the sun.