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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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Located on the southern bank of Qiantang River, Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center will equal the Bird's Nest in Beijing in capacity to become one of China's largest stadiums.
The world's biggest tidal river bore is on the Qiantang River in south-east China.
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.
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.
The Qiantang River in eastern China's Zhejiang province has long attracted tourists for its waves, which are sometimes as high as 11ft.
It is situated on a flat basin in the upper Puyang River, a tributary of the Qiantang River (Figure 1).
Other famous bores occur in the Bay of Fundy in eastern Canada and Qiantang River in China, the world's largest.
in civil engineering to Mao Yisheng, a pre-eminent engineer who designed China's two most famous bridges - the Qiantang River Bridge near Hangchow and the Yangtze River Bridge at Wuhan.