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Mount Parker, Hong Kong

Mount Parker
柏架山
Mount Parker from Kowloon
Mount Parker from Kowloon
Highest point
Elevation 532 m (1,745 ft)
Naming
Native name 柏架山  (Chinese)
Geography
Mount Parker is located in Hong Kong
Mount Parker
Mount Parker
Location of Mount Parker in Hong Kong
Location   Hong Kong

Mount Parker (Chinese: 柏架山) is the second-highest peak (532 metres (1,745 ft)) on Hong Kong Island, after Victoria Peak (552 m (1,811 ft)).[1] It is the 40th highest peak of the territory of Hong Kong. It is named after Admiral of the fleet, Sir William Parker, 1st Baronet, of Shenstone.[2]

Ecology [ edit ]

A rare native tree, the Hong Kong camellia (Camellia hongkongensis), can be found growing on Mount Parker,[3] while another species, Crapnell's camellia (Camellia crapnelliana), was first discovered on the peak.

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Lazy Hikes: Mount Parker Road to Tai Tam Road". South China Morning Post. 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2019-09-07.
  2. ^ "香港地方 | 地方 | 地方名稱(三)英官員命名地方". www.hk-place.com. Retrieved 2019-09-07.
  3. ^ "Tai Tam (Quarry Bay Ext.)". www.afcd.gov.hk. Retrieved 2019-09-07.

See also [ edit ]

Coordinates: 22°16′N114°13′E / 22.267°N 114.217°E / 22.267; 114.217



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