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GEO Report No. 280
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Report Title : Review of the Landslide at Slope No. 2NE-D/C112 and the Natural Hillside above, near Tak Yuet Lau, Lo Wu (2013), 63 p.

Author : Halcrow China Limited

Abstract

This report presents the findings of a review of a landslide (Incident No. 2006/01/0570) at slope No. 2NE-D/C112 and the natural terrain immediately above, near Tak Yuet Lau, Lo Wu, which occurred in August 2005. The landslide involved a failure volume of about 550 m³ and the majority of the debris remained within the landslide scar, whilst some debris came to rest within a 500 mm wide trench adjoining a footpath at the toe of the slope. The landslide was not reported until 2006. No casualties were reported as a result of the incident.

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 presented separately.


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