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Encyclopedia > Lung Kwu Chau

Lung Kwu Chau (龍鼓洲) is an island at the northwest water of Hong Kong. It is off the shore of Lung Kwun Tan near Tuen Mun in the mainland New Territories, seperated by waterway of Urmston Road. The island is together with Sha Chau (沙洲) and Pak Chau (白洲) at its south fallen into the Lung Kwu Chau and Sha Chau Marine Park to protect the wildlife in Hong Kong from November 1996. It is known as dolphin sanctuary where is the habitat for the Chinese white dolphin. Tuen Mun (屯門) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... A major road, Kwong Fuk Road in Tai Po, a town in the New Territories. ... Urmston Road (Chinese: 龍鼓水道, literally Dragon Drum Channel) is a broad body of water between Lantau Island (大嶼山) and Tuen Mun in Hong Kong. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Trinomial name Sousa chinensis chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) The Chinese White Dolphin (Chinese: 中華白海豚; Hanyu Pinyin: ) (Sousa chinensis chinensis) is a subspecies of the Indo-Pacific Hump-backed Dolphin and is one of eighty cetacean species. ...

See also

The territory of Hong Kong consists of a mainland area and 236 islands. ...

External links

  • Environment study from WWF HK
  • Aerial image from Google Map

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