Keya Creek Information (Geography)

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Keya Creek
隙仔溪 (Xìzǐ Creek)
Ke-Yar stream.jpg
Ke-Yar stream
Native name客雅溪  ( Chinese)
Location
Country  Taiwan
Physical characteristics
SourceBěikēng Bridge [1]
 ⁃ locationZhudong Hills [2]
 ⁃ coordinates 24°42′58″N 121°08′13″E / 24.716100°N 121.136862°E / 24.716100; 121.136862
KEYA CREEK Latitude and Longitude:

24°42′58″N 121°08′13″E / 24.716100°N 121.136862°E / 24.716100; 121.136862
 ⁃ elevation285 metres (935 ft) [3]
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Taiwan Strait [1]
 ⁃ coordinates
24°48′16″N 120°54′05″E / 24.804573°N 120.901402°E / 24.804573; 120.901402
 ⁃ elevation
0 metres (0 ft) [1] [2]
Length26.6 kilometres (16.5 mi) [2]
Basin size25.6 square kilometres (9.9 sq mi) [1] [2]
Discharge 
 ⁃ average78.3 cubic metres per second (2,770 cu ft/s) [4]

Keya Creek ( Chinese: 客雅溪; pinyin: Kèyǎ Xī) is a creek in the northern Taiwan. The Creek is under the jurisdiction of the Central Management District. It was originally known as Xizhi Creek. The Creek covers Hsinchu County, Baoshan Township and Hsinchu City. The Keya Creek starts from Zhudong Hills flowing down to the four township of Shanhu, Baoshan, Daqi, and Shuangxi, it enters into Hsinchu City's Green Grass Lake, Hsinchu plains, then out into the Taiwan Strait. [5]

History

Historically, Hsinchu's rice noodles were produced along the Keya Creek, the noodle makers would set out basket after basket of them to dry along the creek. [6]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "The Planning of Regulation and Environment Rehabilitation of Ke-ya-Chi Drainage in Hsinchu Area" (PDF). Taiwan: Water Resources Planning Institute, Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "中華民國內政部 臺灣地區地名查詢系統 客雅溪,存檔副本". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ "中華民國內政部 臺灣地區地名查詢系統 客雅溪,存檔副本". geo.ntnu.edu.tw. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. ^ "客雅溪". 寶山鄉公所. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. ^ 經濟部水利署第二河川局, http://www.wra02.gov.tw/riverplan6.asp Archived 2009-09-20 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Hsinchu City Three Centuries of History". Hsinchu City Travel. Retrieved 11 March 2018.