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Notes on the Geography of China: Gulangyu: Photo 15

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This was their view, or at least the scope of it. Macgowan, the missionary, wasn't too impressed by the actual view in 1897. He wrote, "On the opposite side of the bay lies the island of Amoy. It is rugged and desolate-looking, and gives one the impression that Nature has abandoned it in despair as a hopeless place for the exercise of her genius" (p. 142).

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