Mount Gough

Mount Gough (Chinese: 歌賦山) is a peak on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It lies directly east of Victoria Peak and rises to a height of 479 metres (1,572 ft)[1] above Admiralty. It is named for Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough,[2] Commander-in-Chief of British Forces in China and is the 18th highest prominence on Hong Kong Island.

Mount Gough
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Mount Gough
Highest point
Elevation479 m (1,572 ft)
Coordinates22°16′07″N 114°09′32″E / 22.268481°N 114.158936°E / 22.268481; 114.158936Coordinates: 22°16′07″N 114°09′32″E / 22.268481°N 114.158936°E / 22.268481; 114.158936
Native name歌賦山  (Chinese)
Mount Gough is located in Hong Kong
Mount Gough
Mount Gough
Location of Mount Gough in  Hong Kong
LocationHong Kong Island, Hong Kong

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Shelton, Barrie; Karakiewicz, Justyna; Kvan, Thomas (2013). The Making of Hong Kong: From Vertical to Volumetric. Routledge. ISBN 9781136857638.
  2. ^ Ride, Lindsay; Ride, May; Mellor, Bernard (1995-11-01). An East India Company Cemetery: Protestant Burials in Macao. Hong Kong University Press. ISBN 9789622093843.

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