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Qiantang River tide rushes in

08-18-2011 13:59 BJT

Spectators who came to watch the tides at Qiantang River run to avoid a huge wave hitting
the dike, in Hangzhou city, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 17, 2011. The soaring tide
of Qiantang River is a marvelous spectacle rivaled only by the Amazon. Each year, thousands
of people from both home and abroad flock to watch the magnificent tide on the 18 day of
the 8th lunar month (also around the Mid-Autumn Day), which was Wednesday. Many local
residents and tourists came to the dike to watch the annual event.[Photo/CFP]

The tidewater rushes over the dike of Qiantang River, forcing spectators to run away, in
Hangzhou city, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 17, 2011.[Photo/CFP]

A photographer risks being rushed by tides for a closer shot of Qiantang River in Hangzhou
city, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 17, 2011.[Photo/CFP]

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