Yangtsze sentence example
- Almost all the traffic is conveyed through Hu-nan by water-ways, which lead northward to Han-kow on the Yangtsze Kiang, and Fan-cheng on the Han River, eastward to Fu-kien, southward to Kwang-tung and Kwang-si and westward to Sze-ch'uen.
- Its principal city is Ngan-k i ing on the Yangtsze Kiang, besides which it numbers seven prefectural cities.
- The southern half of the province, that portion south of the Yangtsze Kiang, forms part of the Nan-shan, or hilly belt of the south-eastern provinces, and produces, besides cotton, coal and iron ore, large quantities of green tea.
- The Yangtsze Kiang is the principal river of the province, and is of great importance for foreign commerce, supplying direct water communication between some of the principal tea-growing districts and the neighbourhood of Hang-chow.
- Wu-hu on the Yangtsze Kiang is the only open port in this province.Advertisement
- It is one of the three cities, Wuchang, Hanyang and Hankow, which stand together at the mouth of the Han river, and is situated on the right bank of the river Yangtsze, almost directly opposite the foreign settlement of Hankow.
- xvi.) that the sediment brought down by the three northern rivers of China, viz., the Yangtsze, the Hwang-ho and the Peiho, is 24,000 million cub.
- Unlike the Yangtsze, the Hwang-ho is of no practical value for navigation.
- The opening up of the upper waters of the Yangtsze to steam navigation has made it a commercial entrepot second only to Shanghai.
- It is the terminus of a railway between Peking and the Yangtsze, the northern half of the trunk line from Peking to Canton.Advertisement
- Gyama nyul chu), the Yangtsze (Dre chu), the Mekong (Nya-lung chu), and the Yellow River (Ma chu).
- elevation on the plateau south of the Kuen-lun, and a temperate climate prevailing about the sources of the Dre chu (Yangtsze) in August.
- above I-ch`ang the famed scenery of the Yangtsze gorges begins.
- The greater part of the province forms a plain, and its most noticeable feature is the Han river, which runs in a south-easterly direction across the province from its northwesterly corner to its junction with the Yangtsze Kiang at Hankow.
- SHASI, a city in the province of Hu-peh, China, on the left bank of the river Yangtsze, about 85 m.Advertisement
- The town lies below the summer level of the Yangtsze, from which it is protected by a strong embankment.
- It is the terminus of an extensive network of canals which run through the low country lying on the north bank of the Yangtsze as far down as Hankow.
- Native boats, as a rule, prefer the canal route to the turbulent waters of the Yangtsze, their cargoes being transhipped at Shasi across the embankment into river boats.