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Hiking On Ma On Shan(馬鞍山杜鵑花開3), NT,HK
Hong Kong

Ma On Shan, rising 702 metres above sea level, is the second highest peak in the New Territories, ranking just after Tai Mo Shan, and the fourth highest peak in Hong Kong. Standing opposite to the Hunchbacks, Ma On Shan gets its Chinese name from the saddle-shaped passes, known to hikers as the "head saddle" (The Ma On Shan main peak) and "end saddle" (the Hunch Backs). Ma On Shan's striking profile is visible in many parts of the New Territories.

馬 鞍 山 高 七 百 零 二 米 , 在 新 界 區 繼 大 帽 山 之 後 排 行 第 二 , 而 以 全 港 計 則 排 行 第 四 。 馬 鞍 山 與 牛 押 山 相 對 , 形 成 馬 鞍 形 狀 , 故 名 馬 鞍 山 。 行山人士 將 它 分 為 馬 鞍 頭 ( 即 馬 鞍 山 主 峰 ) 及 馬 鞍 尾 ( 牛 胛 山 ) 。 在 新 界 多 處 , 都 可 以 看 見 這 個 「 馬 鞍 」 。初春三月及四月,馬鞍山周邊都可見到盛開的杜鵑花。

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