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GEO Report No. 123
Report No. : GEO Report No. 123

Report Title : Investigation of Some Selected Landslides in 1999 (Volume 4) (2001), 155 p.

Author : Fugro Maunsell Scott Wilson Joint Venture

Abstract

This GEO Report consists of two Landslide Study Reports on the investigation of selected slope failures that occurred in 1999. The investigations were carried out by Fugro Maunsell Scott Wilson Joint Venture (FMSW) for the Geotechnical Engineering Office as part of the 1999 Landslide Investigation Consultancy.

Section 1 of the report presents the findings of a detailed study of a landslide, which was reported on 7 June 1999 in a cut slope located below the Benjamin Franklin Centre at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin. Debris from the landslide was deposited on the platform at the toe of the slope. No casualties were reported as a result of the landslide.

Section 2 of the report presents the findings of a detailed study of the landslide (GEO Incident No. MW 2000/01/07) on slope No. 11NW-A/FR84 above Kau Wah Keng Village, below Castle Peak Road, Kwai Chung, which was reported on 14 January 2000. Debris from the failure was transported along the natural stream course leading to the Kau Wah Keng Village. There were no casualties as a result of the slope failure.


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