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Depending on which Chinese person you ask, the Yangtze River might be called Ta Jiang (Great River), or Chang Jiang (Long River), or even Chin-sha Jiang (The River of Gold Sand). This is an illustration of the peculiar Chinese custom for naming anything and everything. In the Wushan gorges, a boat captain might wave to The Seated Woman and the Pouncing Lion or steer carefully through The Ox-Liver and Horse-Lung Gorge. Every rock and cliff has a name, and each name contains a hint at a unique story.



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