Obelisk Hill, Hong Kong

Obelisk Hill
Obelisk Hill is located in Hong Kong
Obelisk Hill
Obelisk Hill
Location of Obelisk Hill in Hong Kong
Highest point
Elevation 164 m (538 ft)
Coordinates 22°15′N114°13′E / 22.250°N 114.217°E / 22.250; 114.217
Location   Hong Kong

Obelisk Hill (Chinese: 石碑山) is a hill in southern Hong Kong. Canadian troops took positions there in 1941 in preparation for attacks from the Imperial Japanese military.[1]

Geography [ edit ]

Obelisk Hill is 164m in height[2][3] and is close to the Dragon's Back Trail.[4] On its summit, there is a plain monument whose purpose and date of construction remain a mystery. The monument is presumed to have been built prior to 1900.[5]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Chan, Gillian (2015-02-01). I Am Canada: Defend or Die. Scholastic Canada. ISBN 978-1-4431-4273-1.
  2. ^ "Hong Kong Island"(PDF). Government of HK (Planning Department).
  3. ^ "石碑山 Obelisk Hill |行山路線 ‧ 資訊". 隨我行FolloMe (in Chinese). 2018-06-19. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  4. ^ "Shek O". Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  5. ^ "Charting the Pearl Delta River". HK Maritime Museum.

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