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Pak Hok Shan

Pak Hok Shan, Hong Kong
白鶴山 | 鶴嶺
Pak Hok Shan, Hong Kong is located in Hong Kong
Pak Hok Shan, Hong Kong
Pak Hok Shan, Hong Kong
Location of Pak Hok Shan in Hong Kong
Highest point
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Coordinates 22°20′02″N114°11′20″E / 22.333814°N 114.188889°E / 22.333814; 114.188889
Geography
Location   Hong Kong

Pak Hok Shan (Chinese: 白鶴山) is a small hill in the northern part of the Kowloon peninsula in Hong Kong. It is 77 m in height. The Hong Kong Chinese Christian Churches Union Cemetery is located on this hill.

History [ edit ]

The hill was the site of a mine on the Kowloon Peninsula, as mining was a booming industry in the area in the 19th century. The walls of Kowloon Walled City were partly made from stones extracted from this hill.[1]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Kowloon City District Council|date=2014-05-14 https://web.archive.org/web/20140514205734/http://www.districtcouncils.gov.hk/klc/doc/tc/publications_links/KCD_Heritage_Txt.pdf |date=2014-05-14 Check |url= value (help). Missing or empty |title= (help)



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