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The Islands of Port Shelter

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/9789888028382.003.0090
The Islands of Port Shelter

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This chapter provides reports of administrative officers' visits and trips to the Islands of Port Shelter which is composed of Yim Tin Tsai, Kau Sai, High Island (Leung Shuen Wan), Town Island, Ninepins (Kwo Chau Kwan To), and Shelter Island (Ngau Mei Chau). It provides reports on an island in Port Shelter named Yim Tin Tsai with a population of 283. It notes that the village is predominantly Catholic with a church and school. It describes how the village is of some natural beauty, frequented by artists via a forty-minute motor sampan from Sai Kung.

Keywords: Islands of Port Shelter; Yim Tin Tsai; Kau Sai; High Island; Town Island; Ninepins; Shelter Island

Chapter.  4424 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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