Qishan River

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Qishan River
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Map showing the mouth of Qishan River
Map showing the mouth of Qishan River
The confluence of the Qishan and Gaoping Rivers
Country Taiwan
Physical characteristics
River mouth Ligang/Qishan
22°49′55″N 120°28′01″E / 22.832°N 120.467°E / 22.832; 120.467Coordinates: 22°49′55″N 120°28′01″E / 22.832°N 120.467°E / 22.832; 120.467
Length 117 km (73 mi)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Nanfeng Bridge
  • Minimum rate:
    0.1 m3/s (3.5 cu ft/s)
  • Average rate:
    30 m3/s (1,100 cu ft/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    1,298 m3/s (45,800 cu ft/s)
Basin features
River system Gaoping River
Basin size 842 km2 (325 sq mi)

The Qishan River (Chinese: 旗山溪; Hanyu Pinyin: Qíshān Xī; Tongyong Pinyin: Císhan Si; Wade–Giles: Ch'i2-shan1 Hsi1)[1] or Nanzixian River (Chinese: 楠梓仙溪; Hanyu Pinyin: Nánzǐxian Xī; Tongyong Pinyin: Nánzǐhsian Si; Wade–Giles: Nan2-tzu3-hsien5 Hsi1)[2] is a tributary of the Gaoping River in Taiwan.[3] It flows through Chiayi County, Kaohsiung City, and Pingtung County for 117 km.[4]

Jiasian Bridge

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "GeoNames Search". Geographic Names Database. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, USA. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "《那瑪夏耆老說故事》楠梓仙溪 原名男子仙溪". Liberty Times Net (in Chinese). 1 May 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Gaoping River" (in Chinese). Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "98年高屏溪流域管理工作執行年報" (PDF) (in Chinese). Gaoping River Basin Management Committee. October 2010. Retrieved 10 June 2016.