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Soaring tide of Qiantang River
Updated: 2005-09-21 19:38

Soaring tide of Qiantang River
Chinese tourists gather to watch the soaring tide on the bank of Qiantang River in Haining, east China's Zhejiang province, September 21, 2005. Tide waves are seen each year at the river during the eighth month of the Lunar calendar, with the most violent tide reaching a height of nine metres (29.5 feet). [newsphoto]