The Qinghai-Tibet Railway: A Great Idea Engineering
7 Jan. 2013
Paperback / softback
Ascending 16,000 feet above sea level, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the highest train line in the world. Marvel at the engineering solutions that completed a railway that traverses some of the tallest mountain ranges in the world and crosses a foundation of unstable permafrost to connect modern China to the Hidden Kingdom of Tibet. Correlates with STEM instruction. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading.