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see QinhuangdaoQinhuangdao
or Chinwangtao
, city (1994 est. pop. 412,500), NE Hebei prov., China, on the Bohai, an arm of the Yellow Sea. It is an ice-free port that exports large quantities of coal, peanuts, and soybeans.
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Bendemann introduced Waldersee's contention that occupation of Chinwangtao was necessary to maintain transport connections during the winter, and that the navy should conduct the operation.
(53) On the 4th, Seymour presided over the twenty-fourth council aboard Centurion, at which it was agreed that the principal place of disembarkation would be at Chinwangtao and that a small jetty would be constructed at Shanhaikwan.
(56) Accordingly, when the twenty-sixth council convened on the 8th aboard Centurion off Taku, the commanders agreed to nominate officers to a committee that would assemble at Chinwangtao and Shanhaikwan to consider the question and advise what piers, if any, should be constructed at each place, where they should be positioned, and for whose use they should be appointed.