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The summit of Lantau Peak (934m).
It is the highest point on Lantau Island and the second highest point in Hong Kong SAR.

Lantau South Country Park.

Lantau Trail - stage 3 (Pak Kung Au - Ngong Ping).
Estimated difficulty: strenuous hiking.
Estimated distances (according to the info on the trail signs):
- to Pak Kung Au (alt ~340m): 3 km, 1 1/2 h,
- to Ngong Ping (alt ~440m): 1 km, 1/2 h (but in this case probably the truth is: 1 1/2 km, 3/4 h).

More in photo-essays:
- Hk (2013-01-06) Lantau Island. Walk from Ngong Ping via Lantau Peak to Pak Kung Au.
- Hk (2007-05-25) Lantau Island. Hiking from Ngong Ping to Pak Kung Au.

References - internet:
(1-1) http://www.hkwalkers.net/longtrail/eng/ltrail/ltrail_03.htm
(1-2) http://www.afcd.gov.hk/english/country/cou_vis/cou_vis_cou/cou_vis_cou_ls/cou_vis_cou_ls.html
(1-3) http://www.landsd.gov.hk/mapping/en/paper_map/cm.htm

References - maps:
(2-1) Countryside Series. Lantau Island & Neighbouring Islands.; 1:25000 / 1:10000; Survey & Mapping Office, Lands Department, Edition 2 (2005); ISBN 9-62567136-6; www.landsd.gov.hk

References - literature:
(3-1) China.; Harper D., Fallon S., Gaskell K., Grundvig J., Heller C., Huhti T., Mayhew B., Pitts Ch.; page 491; Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd., (2005) 9th edition; ISBN 1-74059687-0; www.lonelyplanet.com

Vocabulary:
(4-1)
English: Lantau Peak (Fung Wong Shan, Phoenix Mountain),
Chinese Traditional: 鳳凰山,
Chinese Simplified: 凤凰山,
Pinyin: [fčng-huáng shān].
(4-2)
English: Pearl River,
Chinese Traditional/Simplified: 珠江,
Pinyin: [zhū-jiāng].

Webcams:
(w-1) Live Webcast of Ngong Ping Cable Car Condition, Tung Chung Bay direction on www.np360.com.hk
(w-2) Live Webcast of Ngong Ping Cable Car Condition, Airport Island direction on www.np360.com.hk

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