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China's biggest seashell center opens
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A girl holds a big conch to listen to the sound of the sea at China's biggest seashell exhibition center in Harbin, capital city of the country's northeastern Heilongjiang Province, on Thursday, February 14, 2008.

China's largest seashell exhibition center opened in Harbin, capital city of the northeastern Heilongjiang Province, on Thursday.

Local newspaper Harbin Daily Friday reports that more than one thousand pieces of seashells, which had been collected from all over the world, are on display in the center, including rare species such as nautilus pompiplius and fulgoraria rupestris.

The center is located at the city's Dragon Tower scenic area and mainly expects students and tourists as visitors.

(CRI February 15, 2008)

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