Famous Mountains and Rivers - (WE07)
Famous Mountains and Rivers : The culture of China???s mountains and rivers has accumulated through humanity???s development, and today they have several cultural functions: offering sacrifices to gods or ancestors. Fengchan (offering sacrifices to heaven and earth), sightseeing, religion, and retiring from public life to study. Emperor offered sacrifices to the Five Great Mountains and the Four Large Rivers; local governments officials sacrificed to regionally famous mountains and rivers; and common people, to a local landmark. The Five Great Mountains are Mount Taishan in the east, Mount Huashan in the west, Mount Hengshan in the south(Hunan), Mount Hengshan in the north (shanxi), and Mount Songshan in the center. The Four Large Rivers are the Yellow, Yangtze, Huaihe and Jishui rivers. Over 30 famous mountains and rivers, such as the Yellow River, Yangtze River, Mt. Kunlun, Mt. Tai, Mt. Wutai, Etc.