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To increase the public's understanding and appreciating of landforms in Hong Kong, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Friends of Country Parks and related departments / organisations have jointly published a series of field study guides concerning the Hong Kong Rocks. This series aim to assist readers to discern and protect the magnificent rock features. The books also provide informative reference for teachers and students in class or during field study.

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Hong Kong's Big Bang

Hong Kong's Big Bang – The Discovery of High Island Supervolcano

The book is published by Civil Engineering and Development Department at an introductory level, in both Chinese and English, featuring the story behind the discovery of Hong Kong's supervolcano. It is hoped that this story will inspire Hong Kong's young scientific minds to consider studying Earth Sciences, and to envisage the potential contribution they can make toward understanding our natural world.

Author: Roderick J Swell, Denise L K Tang & Y M Sin
Publisher: Civil Engineering and Development Department

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Hong Kong Geology - A 400-million year journey

Hong Kong Geology - A 400-million year journey

This book has been written by the Hong Kong Geological Survey of GEO. It includes a brief history of geological studies in Hong Kong, supplementary information on structural geology, some new diagrams and photographs, and an appendix containing a field guide to pertinent sites featuring well-exposed granitic, volcanic and sedimentary rocks, and their related geological features in different parts of Hong Kong.

Author: Roderick J Swell, Denise L K Tang & Raynor Shaw
Publisher: Civil Engineering and Development Department

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Worksheet of 'The Hong Kong Story' – The Natural Environment at Hong Kong Museum of History

Worksheet of "The Hong Kong Story" – The Natural Environment at Hong Kong Museum of History

"The Hong Kong Story" is a permanent exhibition in Hong Kong Museum of History, outlining Hong Kong's natural environment, folk culture and historical development in 8 galleries. The gallery 1 "The Nature Environment" starts telling the geologic story of Hong Kong from the Devonian period 400 million years ago and presents the visitors the succession and changes of the natural environment in the past. Cooperating with the Museum, Hong Kong National Geopark has designed and produced a brand new worksheet for visitors to enjoy the exhibition in a more interactive way.

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