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To increase the public's understanding and appreciating of landforms in Hong Kong, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Friends of Country Parks and publishers have jointly published a series of field study guides concerning the Hong Kong Rocks. This series aim to assist readers to discern and protect the magnificent rock features. The books also provide informative reference for teachers and students in class or during field study.

All the publications would be available at major bookstores.

Hong Kong Global Geopark, Handbook for Geopark Guides

Authors:

L. M. Au, C. Y. Ho, M. H. Li (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)

Handbook for Geopark Guides
 
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Photos: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Review (Geology Sections): Civil Engineering and Development Department
English Translation:

Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Chinese Editor:

W. C. Chan

English Editor:

Paul Paskewitz

Publisher: Lions Nature Education Foundation, Cosmos Books Ltd.
ISBN:

978-988-219-607-0

Design and Printing:

The Design Associates Ltd., Daiichi Publishers Co. Ltd.

Edition: Revised Edition, March 2013
Price: $120
Pages: 284
Size : 10.3cm x 20.5cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

To provide quality geotours for the geopark visitors, geopark guides must have basic knowledge about the geosites in the geopark, covering geology, culture and ecology as well as understand the Code for Visiting Geosites in Hong Kong, especially regarding safety requirements and geoconservation. This handbook provides essential knowledge about the principles, management and planning of Hong Kong Global Geopark of China, basic geology, culture, history and ecology.

 

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Through the Lens – A Tour of Hong Kong Global Geopark

Author:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

Through the Lens – A Tour of Hong Kong Global Geopark
 
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Photos: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong (bottom left on P.100)
Production: M. A. Li, L. M. Au, C. Y. Ho(Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Chinese Translation: W. C. Chan
English Editor: Paul Paskewitz
Publisher:

Lions Nature Education Foundation, Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design & Printing: The Design Associates Ltd.
Edition: First edition, November 2012
ISBN: 978-988-219-605-6
Price: $200
Pages: 136
Size : 25.5cm x 28cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Hills and rocks form a variety of landscapes, which together form a unique geopark. We carry out a wide range of sustainable tourist and educational activities in the geopark to reveal to visitors the geology, ecology, history and culture in the geopark and help them understand the value of harmony between man and nature. Through the Lens – A Tour of Hong Kong Global Geopark, with vivid pictures from various perspectives, presents the most breathtaking natural and cultural landscapes in Hong Kong Global Geopark of China, and illustrates how important it is to have established the geopark.

 

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Geofolks’ Papercraft

Editors:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

Geofolks’ Papercraft
 
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Design: The Design Associates Ltd
Publishers: Lions Nature Education Foundation, Cosmos Books Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-219-606-3
Edition: First Edition, July 2012
Price: $50
Pages: 38
Size : 30cm x 30 cm              
Language: Chinese, English, Japanese and German
   
   

Brief Introduction

I’m Satoru Aiba, from Japan, and I’m the designer of the Geofolks papercraft. The Geofolks of Hong Kong Geopark are not only lovely, but also educational, with each Geofolk introducing a rock type or geological concept. I’m so happy to help turn the Geofolks into papercraft, which you can put in your home or classroom as decorations. I hope that you will enjoy the papercrafts with your family and friends, and get interested in geoparks and the earth sciences. Enjoy the papercrafts!

 

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《 Hong Kong Geopark All in One 》

Authors:

Bernie Owen & Raynor Shaw

Hong Kong Geopark All in One
 
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Appendix and Production: Chris M. H. Li (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Chinese Translation: W. C. Chan
Photography: Bernie Owen, Raynor Shaw & Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Publisher:

Lions Nature Education Foundation
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design: The Design Associates Ltd
Edition: First Edition, July 2011
ISBN: 978-988-211-396-1
Price: $100
Pages: 312
Size : 15cm x 21.5cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

The Geosites in Hong Kong Geopark showcase the rich geodiversity. Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region showcases intriguing rocks and photogenic landforms that record a violent geological history. This volcanic eruption created the spectacular hexagonal columns around High Island, the Ung Kong Group and Ninepin Group, structures that are of international importance. Fascinating rocks formed by explosive volcanic activity, and associated volcanic sedimentary rocks, are preserved on Sharp Island and at Lai Chi Chong. They have great values in terms of physical appearance and scientific research.

Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region records long episodes of quiet sedimentation that occurred before and after explosive volcanic activity in the region. The oldest rocks in Hong Kong are exposed at Bluff Head north of the Tolo Channel, while the youngest rocks occur on Tung Ping Chau in Mirs Bay.

 

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Geopark Field Guide 5 – Kat O and Ap Chau

Authors:

Wu Fadong, Tian Mingzhong, Zhang Jianping, Wang Lulin,
Guo Jing, Yang Liu

Geopark Field Guide 5 – Kat O and Ap Chau
 
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Editor: Li Mei-ah (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
English Translation: Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Limited
English Editor: Paul Paskewitz
Chinese Editor: Chan Wai-chung
Photography:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)

Publisher: Friends of the Country Parks, Cosmos Books Limited
Design: The Design Associates Limited
Printing: Contemporary Development Company
Edition:

First Edition, May 2011

ISBN:

978-988-211-395- 4

Price: $50
Pages: 96
Size : 17.0cm x 24.0cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Kat O and Ap Chau lie in the Northeast New Territories, west of Mirs Bay, east of Sha Tau Kok, and opposite Yantian and Meishawan on the Mainland. They constitute an important part of Hong Kong National Geopark. They showcase precious geological relics and great geodiversity, including rocks, structural geology and coastal landforms. They are the ideal outdoor geological classroom for studying geology.

 

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《 Handbook for Geopark Guides 》

Editors:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

Handbook for Geopark Guides
 
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Photos: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Production: M. A. Li, L. M. Au, C. Y. Ho(Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Chinese Translation: W. C. Chan
English Translation: Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Ltd.
English Editor: Paul Paskewitz
Publisher:

Lions Nature Education Foundation
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design & Printing: in-Design, Power Digital Printing Co. Ltd
Edition: Updated Edition, November 2010
ISBN: 978-988-211-393-0
Price: $80
Pages: 259
Size : 10cm x 20.5cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

To provide quality geotours for the geopark visitors, geopark guides must have basic knowledge about the geosites in the geopark,covering geology, culture and ecology as well as understand the Code for Visiting Geosites in Hong Kong, especially regarding safety requirements and geoconservation. This handbook provides essential knowledge about the principles, management and planning of Hong Kong National Geopark, basic geology, culture, history and ecology.

 

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《Hong Kong National Geopark - A Glimpse of History and Cultural Heritage》

Author & Photographer:

Joseph Ting, Daisy Yam (Hong Kong Local Records Office)

Hong Kong National Geopark - A Glimpse of History and Cultural Heritage
 
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Production: W.Y Tsang
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design & Printing: In-Design, Power Digital Printing Co. Ltd
Edition: First Edition, Feb, 2011
ISBN: 978-988-211-394-7
Price: $28
Pages: 72
Size : 15.0cm x 21.0cm
Language: English

 

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101 Geological Landmarks

Author & Photographer:

Y.N. Ngar, M.H. Li, C.O. Wong, C.S. Li (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department). Mahler Ka

101 Geological  Landmarks
 
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Introduction: M.A. Li
Calligraphy: Y.F. Kan
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design & Printing: Lee Siu Leung, Power Digital Printing Co. Ltd
Edition: 3rd Edition May, 2010
ISBN: 978-988-211-386-2
Price: $50
Pages: 140
Size : 21.0cm x 21.0cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

This book is the first of its kind about Landmarks in the territory. The selection of excellent photographs, providing a vivid record of the most pertinent landform features in Hong Kong taken at the best vantage points

 

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《 A New Geography Of Hong Kong 》Vol.1

Editors:

C. Y. Jim (University of Hong Kong), Li Si Ming (Hong Kong Baptist University), Fung Tung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

A New Geography Of Hong Kong (Vol. 1)
 
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Photos: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Production: Y. N. Chan, Y. S. Keung, W. Y. Tsang (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Chinese Translation: W. C. Chan
English Translation: Word Power Language Service Ltd.
English Editor: Paul Paskewitz
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design & Printing: in-Design, Daiichi Publishers Co Ltd.
Edition: First Edition, July, 2010
ISBN: 978-988-211-389-3
Price: $80
Pages: 316
Size : 17.0cm x 22.5cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

A New Geography of Hong Kong offers a comprehensive analysis of the humanized and natural environment in our city. Since the publication of the last Geography of Hong Kong book in the 1980s, there is evidently a need to update the contents and expand the perspective to echo recent advances in the discipline. The phenomenal development of Hong Kong in the last three decades, including the rapid pace of urbanization, the changing role in the national and international arena, and the increasing awareness of nature conservation, deserve to be examined in detail through an objective and discerning lens.

 

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《 A New Geography Of Hong Kong 》Vol.2

Editors:

C. Y. Jim (University of Hong Kong), Li Si Ming (Hong Kong Baptist University), Fung Tung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

A New Geography Of Hong Kong (Vol. 2)
 
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Photos: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Production: Y. N. Chan, Y. S. Keung, W. Y. Tsang (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Chinese Translation: W. C. Chan
English Translation: Word Power Language Service Ltd.
English Editor: Paul Paskewitz
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design & Printing: in-Design, Daiichi Publishers Co Ltd.
Edition: First Edition, July, 2010
ISBN: 978-988-211-390-9
Price: $80
Pages: 228
Size : 17.0cm x 22.5cm
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

A New Geography of Hong Kong offers a comprehensive analysis of the humanized and natural environment in our city. Since the publication of the last Geography of Hong Kong book in the 1980s, there is evidently a need to update the contents and expand the perspective to echo recent advances in the discipline. The phenomenal development of Hong Kong in the last three decades, including the rapid pace of urbanization, the changing role in the national and international arena, and the increasing awareness of nature conservation, deserve to be examined in detail through an objective and discerning lens.

 

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《Geopark Field Guide 4 - Wu Kau Tang to Lai Chi Wo》

Author:

Wu Fadong, Zhang Jianping, Tian Mingzhong,
Wang Lulin, Xie Leilei, Liu Siwen
China University of Geosciences (Beijing)

 
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English Translation: Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Limited
Chinese Editor: Chan Wai-chung
Production: Ho Pui-sze (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Photography: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design: The Design Associates Ltd
Edition: First Edition, October 2009
Printing: Power Digital Printing Co Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-377-0
Price: $50
Pages: 104
Size : 17.0cm x 24.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Distributed along the Wu Kau Tang to Lai Chi Wo route are typical geoheritage, such as strata, rocks, structures and landforms. The strata exposed in sequence include Lower Jurassic Tai Mo Shan Formation, middle and late Lower Creatceous Pat Sin Leng Formation and a few Quaternary superficial deposits. Besides, there are beautiful sceneries and various creatures, which provide an outdoor classroom for learning geology and ecology and getting close to nature.

 

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《Geopark Field Guide 3 - Ma Shi Chau》

Author:

Tian Mingzhong, Wu Fadong, Zhang Jianping, Liu Siwen,
Wang Lulin, Xie Leilei
China University of Geosciences (Beijing)

 
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English Translation: Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Limited
Chinese Editor: Chan Wai-chung
Production: Li Chris Mei-har (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Photography: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design: The Design Associates Ltd
Edition: First Edition, November 2009
Printing: Power Digital Printing Co Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-376-3
Price: $50
Pages: 96
Size : 17.0cm x 24.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Ma Shi Chau is located at the Northeast of New Territories. It, together with the surrounding islands of A Chau, Yeung Chau and an unnamed island northeast of Yim Tin Tsai, was designated the Ma Shi Chau Special Area. 290 million-year old sedimentary rock and occurrence of Jurassic tuff were discovered at the Northern coast and the South of Western coast respectively in Ma Shi Chau. Also, many fossils were found on the island. It is one of the places which show us obvious and clear Permian sedimentary rock in Hong Kong.

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《Geopark Field Guide 2 - Sai Kung》

Author:

Bernie Owen & Raynor Shaw

 
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Chinese Translation: Chan Wai-chung
Production: NG Sin-pan (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Photography: Bernie Owen & Raynor Shaw
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design: The Design Associates Ltd
Edition: First Edition, October 2009
Printing: Power Digital Printing Co Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-374-9
Price: $50
Pages: 128
Size : 17.0cm x 24.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Six Geosites in the Sai Kung area showcase the rich geodiversity of Hong Kong, with intriguing rocks and photogenic landforms that record a violent geological history. About forty million years of volcanic activity concluded with a massive eruption 140 million years ago. This explosion created the spectacular hexagonal columns around High Island, the Ung Kong Group and Ninepin Group, structures that are of international importance. Fascinating rocks formed by explosive volcanic activity, and associated volcanic sedimentar y rocks, are preserved on Sharp Island and at Lai Chi Chong. This fascinating geological record is displayed along a picturesque coastline that comprises steep cliffs and rocky islands.

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《Geopark Field Guide 1 - Tung Ping Chau》

Author:

Zhang Jianping, Wu Fadong, Tian Mingzhong, Xie Leilei,
Liu Siwen, Wang Lulin
China University of Geosciences (Beijing)

 
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English Translation: Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Limited
Chinese Editor: Chan Wai-chung
Production: Hui Kit-yee (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Photography: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design: The Design Associates Ltd
Edition: First Edition, November 2009
Printing: Elegance Printing & Book Binding Co. Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-375-6
Price: $50
Pages: 108
Size : 17.0cm x 24.0cm   
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Tung Ping Chau is the easternmost island of Hong Kong. It is made up entirely of sedimentary rocks and has a flat terrain, hence the name Ping Chau (flat island). It has a distinctive formation of richly shaped sedimentary rocks, which is the youngest rock of Hong Kong with a history of about 55 million years and abound in fossils; extended weathering and marine erosion on the coasts result in the spectacular landforms that are unique to Hong Kong.

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《Close to You》

Author:

K.M. Yeung, Y.N. Chan, T.K. Woo (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)

 
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Photography: K.M. Yeung, Y.N. Chan, T.K. Woo, S.P. Ng, K.W. Tung, W.L.Hui, T.M. Liu, C.S. Li, L.M. Lau (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Advisor: University of Geosciences, Beijing
Illustration and Design: The Design Associates Ltd.
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Edition: First Edition September 2009
Printing: Daiichi Publishers Co. Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-378-7
Price: $180
Pages: 124
Size : 27.5cm x 21.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

As an international financial centre, Hong Kong is best known for its modern skyscrapers. But beyond and below the dazzling neon lights, there lie extraordinary geo-relics, many only a stone’s throw away. The main objectives of establishing a Hong Kong geopark are to protect Hong Kong’s precious geological features and promote the popularisation of geo-science.

 

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《Discovering North New Territories》

Author:

Tam Tze-wai, Leung Yiu-sum, Chan Wai-ching, Yeung See-wah, Shek Chung-tong and Wong Kwong-chiu (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Chan Wai-chung

 
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Photography: Liu Tak-man and Wong Choi-on (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Researcher: Chow Kwok-wah (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
English Translation: Word Power Language Services Limited
Drawing: Ko Nam (Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong)
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Design: Contemporary Development Co. (First Edition)
Creative Path (Second Edition)
Edition: Second Edition July 2009
Printing: Power Digital Printing Co Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-358-9
Price: $90
Pages: 272
Size : 14.8cm x 21.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

The northern New Territories is a part of Hong Kong where the pristine landscape and rural settlements have remained untouched by modernity. The countryside takes your breath away with its celestial beauty and natural grandeur. Everywhere you look, you are delighted by sublime scenery, precious wildlife and cultural heritage: the lordly Pat Sin Leng, the dreamy Plover Cove Reservoir, the idyllic Double Haven, and the archaic hamlets scattered across the land. Every part of it is worth exploring and savouring, Discovering North New Territories presents famous attractions and the rural folk culture of this region. Taking you on a journey through captivating scenery and rich heritage, it introduces you to the joy of countryside exploration.

 

 

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《Discovering East New Territories》

Author:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department,Tai Po Environmental Association (Ricky Ng, Chapter of “Butterflies”)

 
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Editor: Tam Tze-wai (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Production: Leung Yiu-sum, Ng Sin-pan, Ju Kwok-fai, Tang Wing-sze, Mak Kai-cheuk, Ah Kong Chung Kong-tsang, Bird Working Group, Dragonfly Working Group, Herpetofauna Working Group (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Photography: Liu Tak-man, Yeung See-wah, LI Chi-sun, Lee Ka-yue, SIU Kit-fat, CHAN Ching-han (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department) Ricky Ng (Tai Po Environmental Association)
English Translation: Oxford Translation (Hong Kong) Limited
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Edition: First Edition March 2009
Design: Creative Path
Printing: Power Digital Printing Co Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-371-8
Price: $90
Pages: 304
Size : 14.8cm x 21.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

The Chinese phase "山水" (mountain and water) implies nature scenery in the country and is an apposite description of the terrains in Hong Kong. In the East New Territories, in particular, the magnificent Ma On Shan, the traversing Pat Sin Leng and the towering Tai Mo Shan as backdrop to the serene, lake-like Tolo Harbour and the glittering Tolo Channel from an enchanting landscape painting. The region abounds in previous natural resources and rich cultural heritage, as well as spellbinding scenery, making them worth exploring and preserving. "Discovering East New Territories" introduces the features of the region from a diversified and profound perspective and is intended to help readers appreciate the fascinating landscapes and cultural heritage in the eastern New Territories and enjoy the endless fun of country excursions.

 

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《Close to You》

Author:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

 
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Editor: W. C. Chan, T. W. Tam
Research and Captions: T. C. Lam, C. C. Lee, K. T. Ah Kong Chung, L. M. Au, S. K.Chan, L. C. Hung, Y. S. Leung, K. H. Lee (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Photography: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, C. W. Tam, Y. C. Chan, W. W. Lau
English Translation: Word Power Language Service Ltd.
Publisher:

Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books Ltd.

Edition: January 2009 First Edition
Maps and Design: The Design Associates Ltd.
Printing: Power Digital Printing Co Ltd.
ISBN: 978-988-211-367-1
Price: $50
Pages: 160
Size : 14.5cm x 21.0cm 
Language: Chinese/English

Brief Introduction

Vistors' first impression of Hong Kong is a modern metropolis full of high-rises. This belies the fact that the largest chunk of our land is open countryside. In this city of 1,100 square kilometres, there are 24 country parks. Getting around is fast and convenient. This book introduces the countryside, for they will show you a different facet of Hong Kong. Be invigorated by thier pureness and stunning nature beauty.

 

 

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《Landmark Excursions》

Author:

K. M. Yeung (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department), C. Y. Ng

 
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Editor: W. C. Chan
Photography:

K. M. Yeung , T. M. Liu, W. Y. Kwan, H. S. Chu, C. S. Li, L. M. Lau, (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department), W. C. Chan

English Translation: Word Power Language Service Ltd.
Japanese Translation:

Haruhiko Kaneko

Maps, Design and Printing: The Design Associates Ltd.
Edition: May 2008 First Edition
ISBN: 978-988-211-359-6
Price: $50
Pages: 200
Size: 14.5cm x 20.5cm
Language: Chinese/English/Japanese

 

Brief Introduction

Hikers often think a small territory like Hong Kong has little to offer, and it does not take long to see all there is to see. But hiking should never be restricted by boundaries, for all borders and barriers are purely self constraints. To really get to know Hong Kong, our home, the first step is to abandon the misconception that it is too small to be fascinating. The truth is, this barely noticeable speck on the map has enough substance to give us a lifetime of pleasure. This book presents 12 routes for studying landmarks. Together they represent a wide cross section of Hong Kong terrain features. From the distant Chi Ma Wan to Tung Ping Chau. Landmark Excursions takes you on an eye-opening journey. There are more to come, such as stunning rock pillars near the High Island Reservoir east dam. They are neat arrays of hexagonal molten rock. Standing witness to the infi nite passage of time, these pillars are products of planet Earth's natural forces. Understanding how these outlandish rocks came to being, you can appreciate them from an alternative perspective on your next visit

 

 

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《GeoBlog》

Author:

Young CY Ng (Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong),
YN Chan (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)

 
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Chinese Editor: WC Chan
English Editor: Paul Paskewitz
Photography:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong

Maps and Geological Maps: KC Lee (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Design and Printing: Design and Printing The Design Associates Ltd
Publisher: Friends of the Country Parks
Cosmos Books. Ltd.
Edition: First Edition, July 2008
ISBN: 978-988-211-355-8
Price: $50
Pages: 148
Size: 14.5cm x 20.5cm
Language: Chinese/ English

Brief Introduction

GeoBlog presents 40 interesting sites across Hong Kong, which represent a wide cross section of Hong Kong landforms. From the distant Po Chu Tam in Tai O, West Lantau Island, to Lion Rock right in urban Kowloon, GeoBlog takes you on an eye-opening journey. Between the covers, you will find the sheer High Junk Peak in Clear Water Bay Peninsula, the Amah Rock that looks out to sea come rain or shine, and the Kang Lau Shek sea stacks on the Tung Ping Chau wave-cut platform.

While recommending good hiking destinations, this book is presented in a novel "blog" format. With concise and pithy text, finely drawn illustrations and captivating photographs, it gives a powerful showcase of diverse geographical phenomena and transforms abstruse key points into comprehendible popular knowledge. From now on, rock-watching can be a pleasurable pursuit for everyone.
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