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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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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.
In 2007, Hangzhou-Yongning pipeline project crossed Qiantang river, with a diameter of 813mm, crossing a distance of 2454m (Tan Mingxing, etc.
The world's biggest tidal river bore is on the Qiantang River in south-east China.
Some topics covered include enterprise operating funds management research, and plankton in the Qiantang River.
Hangzhou is located near the southeast coast of China, in northern Zhejiang province along the north bank of the lower reaches of the Qiantang River and south of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal.
It lies in the JiuXi (Nine Creek) district, with the QianTang River to the south, and Westlake Scenic Area to the north.
TOURISTS take photos with their smartphones as a tidal wave hits a bank along the Qiantang River in Haining, China, yesterday.
Summary: Visitors have come out in force to see a giant wave on the Qiantang river in eastern China.
Yes, my ancestors were responsible for the making of the Great Canal of China, connecting the Yangtze, Yellow, Huaihe, Haihe, and Qiantang Rivers--the canal that flows from north to south, through Beijing--Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, and empties into the Qiantang River.
The eclipse's totality is likely to last for five minutes and 40 seconds at the Qiantang River, a three-hour drive from Shanghai - and there, Wendy Wu will build a massive viewing platform, with guest astronomers on hand to explain what's happening.
SEE the longest total eclipse of the century; the Earth slips into the Moon's shadow to create five minutes and 40 seconds of twilight over Eastern China on July 22, and Wendy Wu Tours offers four different locations to see it on the banks of the Qiantang River.