2001 Waterfall stamps collection of China

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Waterfall stamps collection of China

22nd July 2001 – Huangguoshu Waterfalls -2001-13 (Scott Catalogue Number : 3020-23) Chinese Postage Stamps

1. S.No: (3-1) – Yinlianzhuitan Waterfall
Values: 80 fen Size: 38*50 mm
China Waterfalls mint stamp

2. S.No: (3-2) – Doupotang Waterfall
Values: 80 fen Size: 50*38 mm

Doupotang Waterfall China

. S.No: (3-3) – Dishuitan Waterfall
Values: 80 fen Size: 38*50 mm

China Dishuitan Waterfall

Huangguoshu Waterfall is the centre of the Huangguoshu scenic area. Located on the Baishui River, it is the largest of its kind in China and one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world. It is 81 metres wide, with a drop of 74 metres. Like the Milky Way descending from heaven, the Huangguoshu Waterfall rushes into the Xiniu pond. Its roaring sound can be heard several kilometres away. The cave behind the Waterfall is 134 metres long. Still intact inside the cave is an age-old carving of four Chinese characters, meaning “snow reflecting cloud”. Watching sunset from inside the cave offers a mirage-like view.

Huangguoshu Waterfall

Technical Detail
Scott No: 3020-23 Serial number: 2001-13
Values in set: 3 Denomination: 240 fen
Denomination of S/S: 8 yuan
Date of issue: 22nd July 2001
Designer: Xu Yanbo
Size of stamps: 38*50 mm for Value 1 and 3; 50*38 mm for Value 2;
Size of Souvineer Sheet Stamp: 40 * 60 mm;
Size of Souvineer Sheet : 124 * 84 mm;
Perforation: 12 Sheet composition: 16
Printing process: offset Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House