Map of the Huifa River.
Map of the Huifa River.

The Huifa River (Chinese: 辉发河; pinyin: Huīfā Hé) is a 267.7-km-long tributary of the Second Songhua River in center Northeast China. The source of river is located in Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County of Liaoning Province and flows generally from west to east across MeihekouHuinanHuadian of Jilin Province and joins Second Songhua River at Toudaogou of Huadian City.[1]

History

Large numbers of dolmens are distributed along the Huifa River's upper reaches. They date to the fifth century BCE and are related to similar megalithic tombs located on the Korean Peninsula and in the Liao River basin and [2]

Notes

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of rivers and lakes in China Section of Heilong river and Liaohe river basins. Beijing: China WaterPower Press. 2014. ISBN 978-7-5170-1950-3.
  2. ^ Yu Xiaohui 于晓辉 (2010). "辉发河上游的典型石棚墓概说" [An overview of representative dolmens on the upper reaches of the Huifa River]. Dongbei Shi di 东北史地 (in Chinese) (6): 9-12 and plates. doi:10.16435/j.cnki.cn22-1273/c.2010.06.014.

Coordinates: 43°07′27″N 126°57′33″E / 43.124167°N 126.959056°E / 43.124167; 126.959056