Tidal bore (‘Hangzhou Bore’), Qiantang River, Hangzhou Bay (杭州湾)
© 2007 Adam Scott Armstrong
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ar01-049. The caption in the album is: 浙江潮其二 Zhejiang chao qi er = Zhejiang tide (second). The caption may be referring to a verse in a poem by the Song dynasty poet Su Shi. The Hangchow Bore (Hangzhou Bore) is the world's largest tidal bore. See Ar01-047, Ar01-048, Sw13-013, Sw13-014 and WG01-161.