To Tei Wan Quarry

To Tei Wan or “Too-te-wan”, is located at the northwest of D’Aguilar Peninsula, facing  Tai  Tam Bay, Hong Kong Gazette published in 1841 indicated that Too-te-wan had quarries, and a population of 60 people. Shek O quarry, which has been operated since 1964, is locatedat the hill behind Too-te-wan.(1)

To Tei Wan Quarry Image B Small Version Courtesy Projecterrae

Courtesy: Projecterrae

To Tei Wan Quarry Google Map Detail

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Source:

  1. Hong Kong Mining History, Jackie CT Chu and Jacky SL Chan, Hong Kong Mining History, ProjecTerrae, 2015

This article was first posted on 20th June 2018.

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  1. Projecterrae is a non-profit organisation set up by a group of professional youth geologist in Hong Kong. Our aims are to advance the development of Earth Sciences and sustainability of global resources through scientific research and education programs.Our geologists had global experiences in mining, exploration and geotechnical engineering in different continents. We would like to contribute ourselves to the communities with our professions through various learning programs.

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