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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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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.
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.
Zhu et al., "Distribution and diversity of nitrite-dependent anaerobic methane-oxidising bacteria in the sediments of the Qiantang River," Microbial Ecology, 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.
The Yangtze River Delta Region (YRDR) is the alluvial delta by the Yangtze River and the Qiantang River, which covers 210 thousand square kilometers and includes the southeast of Jiangsu province (8 cities: Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Zhenjiang, Nantong, Yangzhou, and Taizhou), Shanghai, and the northeast of Zhejiang province (7 cities: Hangzhou, Ningbo, Huzhou, Jiaxing, Shaoxing, Zhoushan, and Taizhou).
(2007) have researched the Qiantang River in the Yangtze River Delta region, mainly to analyze the temporal and spatial distribution and sources of PAHs in its water and sediments [28].
Washington: Qiantang River is the largest river in China's Zhejiang Province, providing drinking water for most of the 15 million people living in the river basin.
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.