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Hong Kong Landscapes: Shaping the Barren Rock
     

Hong Kong Landscapes: Shaping the Barren Rock

by Bernie Owen, Raynor Shaw
 

Hong Kong has a largely mountainous terrain, very little flat land, no major rivers, no great forests, and a paucity of mineral wealth. The relative poverty of the place led the British Foreign Secretary to remark, in 1841, that Hong Kong was a "barren rock with hardly a house upon it". Prior to that date, the rugged landscape of Hong Kong had evolved, with little

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Hong Kong has a largely mountainous terrain, very little flat land, no major rivers, no great forests, and a paucity of mineral wealth. The relative poverty of the place led the British Foreign Secretary to remark, in 1841, that Hong Kong was a "barren rock with hardly a house upon it". Prior to that date, the rugged landscape of Hong Kong had evolved, with little human interference, over about 400 million years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622098473
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
11/06/2007
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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