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GEO Report No. 242
Report No. : GEO Report No. 242

Report Title : Detailed Study of 20 August 2005 Landslide behind Nurses' Quarters Block A, Queen Mary Hospital, Pok Fu Lam (2009), 105 p.

Author :Fugro Scott Wilson Joint Venture


This report presents the findings of a detailed study of slope distress (Incident No. 2005/08/0464) that occurred at around midnight on 20 August 2005 on the natural hillside about 80 m upslope from the Nurses' Quarters Block A, Queen Mary Hospital, Pok Fu Lam.

The key objectives of the study were to document the facts about the incident, present relevant background information and establish the probable causes of this distress. The scope of the study comprised aerial photograph interpretation, desk study, ground investigation, laboratory testing, topographic survey and field mapping. Recommendations for follow-up actions are reported separately.

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