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Middle Island, Hong Kong

Not to be confused with Centre Island, Hong Kong.

Middle Island (Chinese: 熨波洲, Tong Po Chau) is an island of Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of Southern District.

Middle Island
Native name: 鴨洲
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View of Middle Island, off Hong Kong Island (left) between Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay (background, left). Viewed from the Ocean Park cable car ride.
Middle Island is located in Hong Kong
Middle Island
Middle Island
Geography
Coordinates 22°14′08″N 114°11′17″E / 22.23550°N 114.18794°E / 22.23550; 114.18794Coordinates: 22°14′08″N 114°11′17″E / 22.23550°N 114.18794°E / 22.23550; 114.18794
Administration
Districts Southern District
Middle Island (left), seen from Repulse Bay
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's clubhouse on Middle Island.

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GeographyEdit

Middle Island is located 100 m off the southern coast of Hong Kong Island, between Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay.[1]

FeaturesEdit

Middle Island houses one of the three clubhouses of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. The site is accessible by the Club's own sampan ferry from Deep Water Bay and has its own private beach.[2]

The island also houses the Middle Island Clubhouse of the Aberdeen Boat Club. The Clubhouse is open only on weekends or on public holidays.[1]

There is also a Tin Hau temple[3] and a Tai Wong Ye temple[4][5] on the island.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Aberdeen Boat Club - Middle Island Clubhouse
  2. ^ One Club, Three Clubhouses
  3. ^ Siu Kwok Kin, Anthony (1996). "Distribution of Temples on Hong Kong Island as Recorded in 1981" (PDF). Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch. Vol. 36: 241–245. ISSN 1991-7295.
  4. ^ Chinese Temples Committee: Tai Wong Yeh Temple, Middle Island
  5. ^ Tai Wong Ye Temple, Middle Island at openlife.com.hk

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