National Geographic : 1928 Sep
Photograph by E.A.Kobza RIVER JUNKS AND ONE-OARED SAMPANS COME TO STARE AT THE FLYING BOAT ONTHE HWANGPOO, NEAR SHANGHAI Photograph byAlfred Chial DOWN THE FAR COAST OF ANCIENT CHINA, OVER TEMPLE AND PAGODA, ROARED THE GAS-BURNING GOOSE In China, too, most big cities are built near water. Tientsin, Chefoo, Shanghai, Hankow, Foochow, Amoy, Hong Kong, Canton-they allstand on rivers or by the sea. When commercial flying expands in the Orient, seaplanes will make easypaths along theChina coast and uphermany rivers. A temple at Shanghai, used now by the military.