Jul 14, 2015

China FDC on "Qiantang River Tide"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Qiantang River Tide

Date of Issue : 1 July 2015

3-1 : Crisscrossing Tide
3-2 : Tide Line
3-3 : Back Wave

The world-famous Qiantang River Tide, also known as Qiantang River Tidal Bore, is a tidal phenomenon at the estuary of the Qiantang River in Hangzhou Bay. The best date to watch the Qiantang River Tide is the 18th day of every 8th lunar month, when the tidal bore reaches its zenith of each year.

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