Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta: A Geographical Survey

Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta: A Geographical Survey

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This book is a collective undertaking of all faculty members of the Geography Department, HKBU. It provides readers with a concise and authoritative account of the geography of one of Chinaa€™s most dynamic development regions a€” Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta region. This book is divided thematically into 4 parts. Part I introduces the unique geographical characteristics of the region. Part II focuses on environmental and landscape dynamics and the impacts of rapid economic development on the natural environment since 1978. Part III ponders on developmental issues, such as urbanization, industrialization, energy development, transportation, socio-economic development and planning issues. Chapters of this part succinctly analyze these issues in the context of regional development and globalization concerns. Part IV discusses the sustainable future of the region.General geographical setting is shown by block diagrams on the right. ... 100 125 150 Jurassic 175 200 Triassic 225 250 Permian 275 300 Carboni 325 -ferous 350 Devonian 375 } Well dated Alluvium, colluvium }. } } } } marine sediments Ping Chau Fm. calcareous siltstone Kat O Fm. Breccia Port Island Fm. Red sandstone, anbsp;...

Title:Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta: A Geographical Survey
Author: Koon-kwai Wong
Publisher:香港教育圖書公司 - 2009-07-17

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