Qutang elements in White Mountains west Fengjie County, east up to Wushan County town, eight kilometers long, the shortest of the Three Gorges a, Strait of "male" known. West entrance, the two sides cliffs rise steeply, the high number Baizhang, width less than 100 meters, just like the portal, name "Kuimen", known as "Kuimen male world," said; the left of a mountain called red, white, called the right mounds, no matter what the weather is always roundabout out of layers of Silverlit overtly or covertly. This one provision of the Yangtze River, the mighty East diarrhea, the two sides as sliced ax cliffs, high mountains and narrow gorge, look up at blue sky, sky line, Gap in the depth of rapid current, the river narrowest point less than 50 meters, rough, Pentium roar, it is soul-stirring. Qutang is short, but it can "water town full of Sichuan, Hubei throat briefly Pakistan," The ancients called the Qutang "case with days off access, boat trip from the Grotto," the ancient plank road along the river can see ruins of ancient bellows Gorge Cliff, sub-wall wall, Phoenix drinking spring, hung upside down monks and other wonders, including sub-wall wall covered with ancient inscriptions, are substantial. Qutang Valley narrow corridors, steep cliff sides like Wall, Guo had this issue "if the word different scenery, the Three Gorges This is Quebec," the praise. Qutang west entrance, white salt mounds Song Zhi Nan, a mountain towering red Jiangbei, between two mountains, the heavens opened line, Xia Zhang a, so called Kuimen, ancient Qutang off to form a "Western-controlled Ba income TIMES" River water Qutangxia advantageous lock all the momentum. Although the shortest in the Three Gorges Qutangxia, it is a wonderful picture of nature, culture and arts corridor.
"Yangtze River Three Gorges beam, hastened to ask Jiang Liu change. Who would have thought breaking Kuimen, flows east into the sea." Comrade Chen Yi was the first magnificent poem that wrote the Kuimen, in Qutang entrance. It "shore cliffs rise steeply another" (Guo poems), stand tall like the great gates in the river surface, the rock engraved "Kuimen male world," five characters. Life in ancient times known as Fengjie, so call it Kuimen, Qutang and therefore the "Kui Gorge," said. Yangtze hack this one, the mighty East diarrhea, as the Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu in the "Yangtze River" depicted in a poem: "Public water will be Fu River 10000, Qutang fight one." The river roaring through the valley twists and turns , find its way Kuimen, whistling away.
Here are forced to jump into the Yangtze River
1 meter wide, but thin band.