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Pottinger Peak

Pottinger Peak
砵甸乍山
Pottinger Peak.JPG
A triangulation station atop Pottinger Peak
Highest point
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Coordinates 22°15′N114°15′E / 22.250°N 114.250°E / 22.250; 114.250
Geography
Pottinger Peak is located in Hong Kong
Pottinger Peak
Pottinger Peak
Location of Pottinger Peak in  Hong Kong
Location Eastern Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Pottinger Peak (Chinese: 砵甸乍山) is a mountain on the eastern side of Hong Kong Island. It is located south of Chai Wan and Siu Sai Wan and north of Big Wave Bay. Initially known as Ma Tong Peak,[1] it was renamed Pottinger Peak after Henry Pottinger, the first Governor of Hong Kong. The peak is 312m above sea level.[2]

View from Pottinger Peak Observatory Central

See also [ edit ]



References [ edit ]

  1. ^ http://hk.geoview.info/siu_sai_wan,1818778
  2. ^ Kershaw, Alicia M.; Thrash, Ginger (2005-01-01). Above The City: Hiking Hong Kong Island. Hong Kong University Press. ISBN 9789622097360.

Coordinates: 22°15′N114°15′E / 22.250°N 114.250°E / 22.250; 114.250

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