Chinese Rivers

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Many Chinese place names refer to geography. For example, here are some provincial names. Can you determine the elements?

HEB = Héběi 河北 ("north of the river")
HEN = Hénán 河南 ("south of the river")
HB = Húběi 湖北 ("north of the lake")
HN = Húnán 湖南 ("south of the lake")
SN = Shǎnxī 陕西 ("west of the gorge")
SX = Shānxī 山西 ("west of the mountains")
SD = Shāndōng 山东 ("east of the mountains")

For a full list of province names, click here