Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Geographical Section, General Staff

Title:

Hong Kong and the New Territories - Sha Tau - Third Edition

Date:

1949

Medium:

heliozincograph

Size:

62.5 x 86 cm

Description:

Hong Kong and the New Territories - Sha Tau - Third Edition Sheet 6. 1:20,000. G.S.G.S. No. 3868.

Published by the War Office 1928.Additional names 1934. Minor Corrections 1939. 2nd Edition 1945 (Gridchange only). 3rd edition 1949 (Grid and graticule change only).

Air survey by the R.A.F. and ground control by 2nd Colonial Survey Section, R.E., 1924-25 Field Revision by R.E. Survey Section, 1935 - 37. Plotted by the Geographical Section, General Staff, 1928-29.

Drawn and heliographed at the Ordnance Survey1929, 1939. Photolithographed by O.S. 1945. Reproduced by War Office, 1949.

Note: The area outside the New Territories has been compiled by doubtful sources.

Note: The boundary of the New Territories follows the high water mark along the shore of Deep Bay.

 

At the border beside the river is the Sham Chun Hotel, customs station and Lou Fu (Lo Wu). Above beside the railway is the village of Sham Chun Hu. The village of Sha Tau is near the coastline.

 

References:

Item Code:

MA7960

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