Pottinger Peak

Pottinger Peak (Chinese: 砵甸乍山) is a mountain on the eastern side of Hong Kong Island. It is located south of Chai Wan and Siu Sai Wan and north of Big Wave Bay. Initially known as Ma Tong Peak,[1] it was renamed Pottinger Peak after Henry Pottinger, the first Governor of Hong Kong. The peak is 312m above sea level.[2]

Pottinger Peak
砵甸乍山
Pottinger Peak.JPG
A triangulation station atop Pottinger Peak
Highest point
Elevation312 m (1,024 ft)
Coordinates22°15′N 114°15′E / 22.250°N 114.250°E / 22.250; 114.250
Geography
Pottinger Peak is located in Hong Kong
Pottinger Peak
Pottinger Peak
Location of Pottinger Peak in  Hong Kong
LocationEastern Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
View from Pottinger Peak Observatory Central

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Siu Sai Wan bay, Hong Kong".
  2. ^ Kershaw, Alicia M.; Thrash, Ginger (2005-01-01). Above The City: Hiking Hong Kong Island. Hong Kong University Press. ISBN 9789622097360.

Coordinates: 22°15′N 114°15′E / 22.250°N 114.250°E / 22.250; 114.250