survey of land use in Hong Kong and the New Territories

with land use map, 1,80,000.
  • 75 Pages
  • 2.52 MB
  • English
Hong Kong U.P.;Macmillan
SeriesWorld land use survey. Regional monographs ; no.1
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21200405M

The New Territories (Chinese: 新界; Cantonese Yale: Sān'gaai) is one of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island survey of land use in Hong Kong and the New Territories book the Kowloon makes up % of Hong Kong's territory, and contains around half of the population of Hong Kong.

Historically, it is the region described in the Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong zone: UTC+8 (Hong Kong Time). The Index of Streets, House Numbers and Lots in Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Kowloon ("the Street Index") is published by the Land Registry with the primary objective of correlating property addresses with the corresponding lot numbers so as to facilitate land searches in Urban area.

The New Territories Lot/Address Cross Reference Table ("the CRT. Customers can order Lot Index Plan of all districts at any Map Sales Outlets of Survey and Mapping Office, and the Hong Kong Map Service Lot Index Plan – Legend (PDF Format) Lot Index Plan - A Quick Reference for Identification of Lots in the New Territories (PDF Format) Price List of Digital Image of Cadastral Survey Record (PDF Format).

Countryside Maps. This is a series of footpath maps comprising five sheets. They are titled as Hong Kong Island & Neighbouring Islands, Lantau Island & Neighbouring Islands, North West New Territories, North East & Central NT and Sai Kung & Clear Water Bay.

They are designed to assist hikers and nature lovers in exploring the rural countryside. Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, can be geographically divided into three territories: Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, and the New Kong is a coastal city and major port in Southern China, bordering Guangdong province through city of Shenzhen to the north and the South China Sea to the West, East and South.

The Land Registry is also in possession of the 24th to 30th editions of the Street Index in bound volume published in,and respectively. They are available for free inspection at the Customer Centre. Photocopying is subject to a fee.

To purchase the old editions of the Street Index and CRT on compact disc. It mainly shows recent oblique aerial photos of Hong Kong. In February the page "Hong Kong Now and Then - A Collection of Hong Kong Aerial Photos" was released at the price of HK$ It uses recent and old aerial photos to show the changes in Hong Kong since 's.

After learning about the different types of urban land use in Hong Kong, let’s study the land use in your school district and make a land use map.

The land use map below is a sample (Figure ). Follow the instructions and complete the tasks. 1 Work in groups of five.

2 Find a map of your school district. 3 Walk through the district File Size: 2MB. Protection of the land rights for owners remained a low priority in cadastral policy.

The Purpose of Cadastral Survey in Early Hong Kong The first and second demarcation district surveys (D.D. Survey) in New Territories were the large-scale Cadastral surveys in Hong Kong history.

The New Territories (新界)(also N.T.), so named when the British took more land from China in Often ignored by travellers who have little time to spare, the New Territories offers a diverse landscape that takes time to get to know. Mountainous country parks overlook New Towns that have a clinical form of modernity that has attracted many to move here from mainland China.

Before the s, the New Territories were made up of peaceful countryside, with duck farms, fields, and old villages. No more. A vast 1,sq.-km (sq.-mile) region that stretches from Kowloon to the border of mainland China, the New Territories have long. In order to raise public awareness of security of property rights, the Land Registry and Radio Television Hong Kong jointly produced a TV series entitled “Stories of Our Land” in In an episode of the series, it tells the story of the Demarcation District survey and the Block Government Lease of the New Territories over years ago.

By the Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory, promulgated inGreat Britain leased these territories from China for 99 years and expanded its control of Hong Kong territory beyond the former boundary line (later known as the Old Frontier Line) set up by the Convention of Beijing in This was the origin of the name New Territories.

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Hong Kong is the Town Planning Board (TPB). It is formed under the Town Planning Ordinance (TPO) and served by the land use zones, development restrictions and major road Sites in the New Territories captured a snapshot of the. The New Territories offer much cultural and natural interest.

Ancient walled villages (Sha Tau Kok, Sheung Shui, Fanling, Yuen Long), wetlands teeming with birds and aquatic life (Yuen Long), temples (Tsuen Wan, Sha Tin, Fanling), a solid museum in Sha Tin, and generous expanses of unspoiled country are just some of its attractions.

Within its (Hong Kong) limited borders are to be found extremes of all kinds, from primitive agriculture to sophisticated industry, from simple barter to international banking and of more direct interest to surveyors, an almost complete range of terrain conditions, from flat.

These proposals are expected to have the fastest turnaround, freeing up more land in about 10 years’ time. For medium-to-long term options, proposals include near-shore reclamation outside Victoria Harbour, developing caverns and underground space, and developing two pilot areas on the fringes of country parks.

• All land in Hong Kong (with the exception of that on which St John’s Cathedral stands) is owned by the government of Hong Kong SAR. • Leases to occupy and use land are granted by. A set of Lot Record Books were compiled for each Demarcation District during the production of A Sheets and Cadastral Survey Sheets by the then New Territories Administration (NTA) in s and s.

Lot Record Books During the Production of A Sheets Each set of Lot Record Books for any Demarcation District was serially and marked as follows: DD.

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In New Territories, preserved historic villages and natural parks will help you learn about the historic stories of rural Hong Kong. It is by far the largest area making up 86 per cent of Hong Kong’s territory with a land area of square kilometers, stretching from north of.

In the New Territories, projects in the pipeline include the unit Green Code in Fanling by Hong Kong Ferry; the unit Riva by Sun Hung Kai Properties in Yuen Long; a. Start studying The 7 major types of urban land used in Hong Kong. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

The SAR is hilly, with land on Hong Kong Island rising to its highest point at Victoria Peak (m/1,ft); in the New Territories, the mountain of Tai Mo Shan reaches m (3,ft). Much of the developed land on Hong Kong Island, most notably the northern areas such as Central – site of many of the city’s best-known skyscrapers – is.

– Present The Hong Kong Geological Survey. The Hong Kong Geological Survey (HKGS) was created on the 5th Mayto compilescale geological maps of the Territory, and to provide geological advice and factual information to professional organisations, government agencies, educational bodies, and learned societies.

The Traditional Law of the New Territories, before and after 7. Institutions of Credit and the Land Market in the New Territories of Hong Kong: Local Social Structuring and Colonization. Part IV. Trigonometrical Survey and the Land Maps in China, 9. Launching the Land Revolution: Taiwan Land Survey in the Early Twentieth.

Hong Kong's land statistics and info on land area, highest and lowest point, length and width, mean elevation, geographic center and bordering countries - by Trending: Covid Cases And Deaths Per State In The USAuthor: John Moen. Please return the completed and duly signed Undertaking for Use of Aerial Photograph from the Survey and Mapping Office, Lands Department in connection with the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance (Cap.

) to the Map Publication Centre, Hong Kong at 23/F, North Point Government Offices, Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong in. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

MLA Citation. Tregear, T. and Barnett, K. Hong Kong gazetteer to the Land utilization map of Hong Kong and the new territories, with Chinese and English names, edition, scale/ by T. Tregear Hong Kong University Press Hong Kong Australian/Harvard Citation.

A person registered as a land tax payer through a series of complicated procedures. The system assumed that when the head of household died, the registration would be cancelled and reissued in the names of the new heads of households.

However, since re-establishing a registration was expensive, descendants usually kept the registered property in an ancestral trust in the original name.which, if built, would offercolumbarium niches on a converted cruise ship and would thereby not use up Hong Kong’s valuable space.

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The Biodiversity Survey was coordinated by Associate Professor Richard Corlett and Professor David Dudgeon of the Division of Ecology & Biodiversity at The University of Hong Kong. The major source of funding was a HK$ million grant from the Environment.

Interestingly, Hong Kong saw a spike in land sales after the Joint Declaration was signed on Decem and before it came into effect on May 27 the following year, the start of .Christopher Dillon presenting Hong Kong property without tears.

The following is a transcript of a presentation entitled Hong Kong property without tears that was delivered to the American and Canadian chambers of commerce in Hong Kong on November 9, A video of the presentation is available here. The presentation explains how to buy Hong Kong property, including.