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  • Formerly of some importance, the harbour can no longer be entered by large vessels, and goods are transhipped into flat-bottomed lighters for conveyance ashore.
  • Below Honda, where goods are transhipped by rail to the latter place, and thence by pack animals to Bogota, or by smaller boats to points farther up the river.
  • Foreign and colonial merchandise transhipped was valued at £989,289 in 1889 and at £746,246 in 1903.
  • All cargo to or from Szech`uen is here transhipped from steamer to junk, or vice versd.
  • Native boats, as a rule, prefer the canal route to the turbulent waters of the Yangtsze, their cargoes being transhipped at Shasi across the embankment into river boats.

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