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Lantao Island

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028382
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207400 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.003.0036
Lantao Island

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This chapter provides the administrative officers' reports on details and visits in Lantao Southwest, Shek Pik and Valley, Tai O and Valley, Lantao Central Plateau, Lantao North Coast: Tai O to Tung Chung, Tung Chung and Valley, Pak Mong Group of Villages, Lantao South Coast: Shek Pik to Pui O, Pui O Group of Villages, Shap Long Group of Villages, Chi Ma Wan Peninsula, Mui Wo (Silvermine Bay) Group of Villages, Lantao South Coast: East of Mui Wo and Northeast Lantao. It provides reports that contain the population statistics of each village; the dialects or languages spoken by the natives; the means of livelihood in each village, which is mostly farming, animal raising, and fishing; the presence or absence of health care workers and facilities; religious practices; ancestral lineages and family names; infrastructures; and forms of recreational and other cultural activities.

Keywords: Lantao Southwest; Shek Pik and Valley; Tai O and Valley; Lantao Central Plateau; Lantao North Coast; Pak Mong; Pui O; Shap Long; Chi Ma Wan Peninsula; Mui Wo

Chapter.  39102 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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