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Encyclopedia > North Lantau Highway
North Lantau Highway
North Lantau Highway

North Lantau Highway (traditional Chinese: 北大嶼山公路; simplified Chinese: 北大屿山公路; pinyin: Běi Dàyǔshān Gōnglù; Cantonese Yale: bak1 daai6 yu4 saan1 gung1 lou6) is part of Route 8 of Hong Kong, linking the Airport and Lantau Island with the rest of the territory. It is an expressway with 3 lanes for each direction for its entire length with full width hard shoulders for emergencies and breakdowns. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... The Yale romanizations are four systems created during World War II for use by United States military personnel. ... Route 8 (八號幹線) of Hong Kong is a 2. ... Map of Lantau Island, Hong Kong Lantau Island, also Lantao, based on the old local name of Lantau Peak (Traditional Chinese: ; lit. ... A typical expressway in Santa Clara County, California. ...


North Lantau Highway is 12.5 kilometres (7.8 miles) in length, starting from Airport Road on Chek Lap Kok. The road then crosses onto Lantau Island and bypasses the Tung Chung New Town. The road then travels along the northern coast of Lantau Island, next to Airport Express and Tung Chung Line of the MTR. This section is built on new reclamation and through various cuttings. Finally, the road climbs over Ta Shui Wan and Tsing Chau Wan to meet the Lantau Link and its bridges. Airport Road (機場道) is a road connection Tung Chung and Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok of Hong Kong. ... Chek Lap Kok (Chinese: 赤鱲角; Jyutping: cek3 laap6 gok3; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Chìliè Jiǎo; Red Perch Cape) is an island in the western waters of Hong Kong. ... This is the complete route map of the Airport Express. ... Passengers getting on and off a Tung Chung Line train The Tung Chung Line (東涌線) is one of the seven lines of the MTR system in Hong Kong. ... This article is about the metro system in Hong Kong. ... Land reclamation is either of two distinct practices. ... While railways have a great ability to haul very heavy loads, this advantage only really applies when the tracks are fairly level. ... The Lantau Link, formerly known as the Lantau Fixed Crossing, is a series of infrastructures linking Hong Kong International Airport to the urban areas. ...


There are 4 junctions along this road:

North Lantau Highway has the highest speed limit in Hong Kong at 110 km/h (68mph). Sunny Bay formerly known as Yam O (陰澳) is at the northern part of the Lantau Island, in the New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Pennys Bay Highway is a highway in Lantau Island, Hong Kong. ... Sunny Bay formerly known as Yam O (陰澳) is at the northern part of the Lantau Island, in the New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Hong Kong Disneyland Resort The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: XiānggÇŽng Díshìnílèyuán DùjiàqÅ«; Cantonese Yale: heung1 gong2 dik6 si6 nei4 lok6 yun4 dou6 ga3 keui1) was built by the Government of Hong Kong and The Walt Disney... A road speed limit is the maximum speed as allowed by law for road vehicles. ...


See also

Route 8 (八號幹線) of Hong Kong is a 2. ... Pennys Bay Highway is a highway in Lantau Island, Hong Kong. ... Hong Kong Disneyland Resort The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Xiānggǎng Díshìnílèyuán Dùjiàqū; Cantonese Yale: heung1 gong2 dik6 si6 nei4 lok6 yun4 dou6 ga3 keui1) was built by the Government of Hong Kong and The Walt Disney...

External links

  • Google Maps of North Lantau Highway

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