Role of Reclamation in Hong Kong Development

Hong Kong was once a fishing village a long time ago. Since the 19th century, with its strategic geographical location, Hong Kong has been gradually developed into a trading port. However, Hong Kong has a hilly natural terrain with little flat land. To meet the needs of a growing population, the Government launched a series of reclamation

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Visualizing Land Reclamation in Hong Kong: A Web Application

per map of reclamation authored by Hong Kong Lands Department is dated 1996. Therefore, a tool for visualizing spatial and temporal datasets of HK land reclamation is needed to give the full picture of the evolution of the Hong Kong coastline. This paper presents Hong Kong Coastline Web Map -

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Hong KongLand Reclamation: Past, Present and Future

Apr 17, 2019 · If you’re a time traveller in Hong Kong, you’d better pack a lifejacket because chances are the land you’re standing on wasn’t there 100 years ago. Since its first days as a city, Hong Kong has been shaped and reshaped by land reclamation, which has been an indispensable tool in turning 733 kilometres of craggy shoreline into a global metropolis of 7.5 million people.

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Land reclamation in Hong Kong - Wikipedia

Land reclamation (grey area) in Hong Kong. Note that most of the urban area (shown in pink in the map below) of Hong Kong is on the reclaimed land. The reclamation of land from the ocean has long been used in mountainous Hong Kong to expand the limited supply of usable land with a total of around 60 square kilometres of land created by 1996. [1]

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Hong Kong land reclamation explained: the good, bad and ugly

Interactive map visualises 150+ years of land reclamation in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s Government Is Spending Billions Taking Land from the Sea; Motherboard – Vice (11-10-2017) Through expensive, time intensive, and complicated land reclamation projects, Hong Kong is continually extending out and into the water, where there wasn’t land before…

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Towards A Sustainable Reclamation for Hong Kong

Historically, reclamation in Hong Kong has been concentrated along the coastline of Kowloon and Hong Kong. The waterfront development in Hong Kong has a long history. Before 1984, thirty-three square kilometres had been added to Hong Kong by waterfront reclamation. Since that time the amount of reclamation is equal to all the reclamation done in

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Hong Kong Land Reclamation: A brief history of Hong Kong’s

But perhaps the most notable land reclamation project in public memory is the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chep Lap Kok, which opened in 1998. 250 million cubic meters of material were dredged to fill up 1,248 hectares in just three years, and the island is built almost entirely from scratch.

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Interactive map visualises 150+ years of land reclamation in

Nov 07, 2015 · A website has mapped the history of land reclamation in Hong Kong since 1840, serving as an online “geodatabase” that aims to provide “spatial, temporal and historic context” to Hong Kong

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(PDF) Use of GIS in biodiversity conservation in Hong Kong

(Uncorrected OCR) Abstract of Dissertation entitled Use of GIS in Biodiversity Conservation in Hong Kong Submitted by Cheung Ting On for the degree of Master of Geographic Information Systems at

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Lands Department - Hong Kong Geographic Data

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region lies between Latitude 22°08' North and 22°35' North, Longitude 113°49' East and 114°31' East. 3. Territorial Grid. Known as the "Hong Kong 1980 Grid", it is constructed on the Transverse Mercator Projection based on HK80 datum. 4. Magnetic Declination

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UPDATING OF HONG KONG GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1:20,000-SCALE MAPS

There have been many changes in Hong Kong since the first edition of 1:20,000-scale geological maps were surveyed and published by the Hong Kong Geological Survey of the Geotechnical Engineering Office. Consequently, the Hong Kong Geological Survey Section of the Planning Division has embarked on a programme to update the 1:20,000-scale maps

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Is reclamation the way to regain control of Hong Kong’s land

Dec 03, 2018 · In three weeks, Hong Kong’s town planners will scrutinise a huge private housing project in Sai Kung where a developer is seeking to double the number of units to 9,500 flats – more than the

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香港填海地圖 Hong Kong Land Reclamation Web App

Hong Kong’s natural terrain is extremely hilly and developable land is scarce. In order for it to become a metropolitan city that it is today, numerous land reclamation projects were carried out to create buildable land. It is estimated over 35% of its developed land area has been reclaimed from the sea .

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Hong Kong Island Land Reclamation Plans Map | SkyscraperCity

Chu doesn’t quibble with the original reclamation. He takes issue with everything reclaimed since 1984, when the Chinese government in Beijing established the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), giving Hong Kong an additional 365 square miles called the New Territories, and increasing Hong Kong’s land almost 10-fold.

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Land reclamation: what happens when Hong Kong runs out of land?

Hong Kong’s population is also set to increase from 7.34 million (in 2016) to a peak of 8.22 million in 2043 . Hence, one of its most pressing issues today and for the future, is the lack of available land for housing and development. Hong Kong’s government is in pursuit of land reclamation to cope with a dearth of land supply.

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Download Free Hong Kong Country, Cities and Places GIS

Download Free Hong Kong Country, Cities and Places GIS Shapefile Map Layers--Main Free GIS Maps ArcGIS Shapefiles. Download Shapefiles. Right Click on the following links to save the zipped shapefiles to your computer. Administrative (14k) Coastline (162k) Roads (2.8m) Places (20k) Natural Features (100k) Points of interest (100k)

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Lands Department - e-HongKongGuide

The whole set of e-HongKongGuide composes of one satellite map index, one Hong Kong Railways Network and Strategic Routes map (MTR map) and 74 pages of detailed and geo-reference map in 1:10 000 scale. The design and content of e-HongKongGuide is based on the Hong Kong Guide.

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Latest Hong Kong land supply debate highlights changing views

Aug 25, 2018 · Lee said reclamation had already caused irreversible damage to Hong Kong’s marine life, forcing dolphins to disappear from their natural habitat around northeast Lantau Island since 2012, when

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Hong Kong Unveils Massive Land Reclamation Plans - Dredging Today

Mar 20, 2019 · This is a good investment, this is good for Hong Kong, this resolves many of our problems,” Mr Wong said. Mr Wong concluded that the start of this massive land reclamation project can be

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A historical land reclamation case|HongKong Comment

Oct 25, 2013 · The fact is that Hong Kong is a developernightmare. It is a rocky, mountainous region that, since the 1890s, has been forced to embark on one large reclamation after another to eke out its

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Why Hong Kong Wants to Build More Artificial Land - Bloomberg

Jul 24, 2019 · Hong Kong is no stranger to the land-reclamation process. It used it to build the airport and around 6 percent of its current land area. As Hong Kong embarks on a 42-month feasibility study

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Fang-Ying Gong - Research - Google Sites

(3) Comparing the GSV-based with 3D-GIS-based view factors estimates and investigating the impact factors for the discrepancies between them. As a result, maps of SVF, TVF, and BVF of the street canyon in high-density urban areas of Hong Kong are generated.

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GIS Specifications for Engineering Surveys of Highways

GIS Specifications for Engineering Surveys of Highways Department (Version 2.0) Page 4 of 73 1. General 1.1 This document describes the Geographical Information System (GIS) Specifications for Engineering Surveys of Highways Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

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Hong Kong GeoData Store

Hong Kong GeoData Store is a public platform for exploring and downloading open spatial data.

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Information Sheet Paper Title: Towards A Sustainable

Historically, reclamation in Hong Kong has been concentrated along the coastline of Kowloon and Hong Kong. The waterfront development in Hong Kong has a long history. Before 1984, thirty-three square kilometres had been added to Hong Kong by waterfront reclamation. Since that time the amount of reclamation is equal to all the reclamation done in

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5 MAPPING HONG KONG'S LANDSCAPE

By programming the rules used into the GIS, it was able to produce a preliminary Landscape Character Map of all the LCAs in Hong Kong. 5.5.4 This 'rule-based' methodology assumes that a LCT for an area i.e. a LCA can be derived either directly from existing digital data or alternatively, by developing rules for the treatment of a number of

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Reclamation in mainland waters could allow Hong Kong to

Aug 24, 2018 · The Asian Voice Reclamation in mainland waters could allow Hong Kong to reshape future: China Daily (Asia) contributor In the article, the writer says Hong Kong can follow Macaoexample, to

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Reclamation Construction Sand for Hong Kong

Reclamation Sand for Hong Kong. International Mineral Resources Pty Ltd is an exporter of quality reclamation and construction sand to Hong Kong. Our reclamation sand is suitable for many building, construction and expansion projects that are currently underway including Hong Kong’s airport expansion.

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Crossing Hong Kong Island | HONG KONG'S 10 BEST HIKES

Jan 14, 2019 · With current stocks of 2.7 million residential units in Hong Kong, the proposed Lantau reclamation, which will offer an estimated 260,000 to 400,000 new homes, could boost long-term residential unit supply by 10 to 15 percent, reckoned Marcos Chan Kam-ping, head of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Research at CBRE — a global real-estate advisory firm.

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Esri Natural Resources | Mining | GIS Ensures That Mining

by Barbara Leigh Shields New Mexico, at 121,000 square miles, is the fifth-largest state in the U.S. Overseeing mine operations throughout such a large area while staying within budget is no small achievement. But the staff of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s Mining and Minerals Division (MMD) are resourceful and supplement operating costs by using GIS

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