river, China: see FuchunFuchun
or Qiantang
, river, 285 mi (459 km) long, Zhejiang prov., SE China. An important commercial artery, it flows NE to the East China Sea at Hangzhou. The tide rushing into the river from the bay causes a bore from 5 to 15 ft (1.5–4.
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As water circulates between Xixi, the Qiantang River and the UNESCO-listed Grand Canal, the wetland acts as a natural kidney, filtering pollutants from the water.
Analysis of tides has been going on for about 2,500 years and the Chinese-of course-were the first to publish a table of tides in 1056 to predict the rise and fall of the water level in the Qiantang River.
One of the earliest records of a tidal bore occurred in water and dates back to the eleventh century on the Qiantang River in China.
The 2019 "New Tides in Qiantang River, Digital Trends along the Silk Road" 4th Global Cross-border E-commerce Summit will be held in Hangzhou White Horse Lake International Convention and Exhibition.
Ding said that Hangzhou not only has beautiful scenery such as West Lake and Qiantang River, but also the historical and cultural relics of the Grand Canal and Lingyin Temple, the legend of Bai Niangzi and the story of the Chinese version of 'Romeo and Juliet' Liang Zhu.
Esta extensa area lacustre se formaba gracias a las mareas que atravesaban el rio Qiantang [phrase omitted] y se depositaban en la tierra.
Zhu et al., "Distribution and diversity of nitrite-dependent anaerobic methane-oxidising bacteria in the sediments of the Qiantang River," Microbial Ecology, vol.
Kong, "Persistent chlorinated pesticides in fish species from Qiantang River in East China," Chemosphere, vol.
The immensity of interality one finds in Hangzhou in the guise of unoccupied space is simply incomparable, thanks to the presence of the Qiantang River and the West Lake.
But when Wei Dongying, 51, China's equivalent of whistleblower Erin Brockovich, started photographing the Qiantang river, which runs through her village, Wuli, in the southeastern Zhejiang province, she caught no blue sky and green land but only orange water and grey haze.
203-4; and Tao Cunhuan and Zhou Chaosheng, Ming-Qing Qiantangjiang haitang [Ming-Qing seawalls on the Qiantang river] (Beijing: Zhongguo shuili shuidian chubanshe, 2001), pp.