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GEO Report No. 159
Report No. : GEO Report No. 159

Report Title : Detailed Study of the 1 September 2001 Landslide on Slope No. 11NE-B/FR249 below No. 56 Denon Terrace, Tseng Lan Shue, Sai Kung (2005), 66 p.

Author : Maunsell Geotechnical Services Limited

Abstract

This report presents the findings of a detailed study of a landslide incident (GEO Incident No. 2001/09/0066) on fill slope No. 11NE B/FR249 and the natural hillside, situated below No. 56 Denon Terrace, Tseng Lan Shue, Sai Kung, which occurred at about 10:30 p.m. on 1 September 2001 during heavy rainfall and while the Red Rainstorm Warning was hoisted. The landslide involved a failure volume of about 50 m3. An inhabited squatter structure located at the toe of the natural hillside was severely damaged by the landslide debris and was subsequently permanently evacuated. No casualties were reported as a result of the failure.


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