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GEO Report No. 263
Report No. : GEO Report No. 263

Report Title : Review of the 12 September 2007 Rockfall Incident on Slope No. 7SW-C/C67 at Kwai Shing Circuit Kwai Chung (2011), 49 p.

Author : Halcrow China Limited

Abstract

This report presents the review findings of a landslide (Incident No. 2007/09/0066) which occurred on slope No. 7SW-C/C67 at Kwai Shing Circuit, Kwai Chung, Kowloon on 12 September 2007. The incident involved the detachment of rock blocks, with failure volume of about 0.5 m3. The landslide debris was deposited on the edge of pedestrian pavement at the toe of the slope. No casualties were reported.

The key objectives of this review were to document the facts about the incident and to present relevant background information and pertinent site observations made under this review. The scope of the review does not include any ground investigation or detailed diagnosis of the causes of the incident. Recommendations for follow-up actions are reported separately.


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