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Ma On Shan Tsuen 耕作@馬鞍山村
Hong Kong

廣東溫氏最早於馬鞍山山腰建立「馬鞍山村」,又稱為「溫家村」,村民早期主要從事耕種及斬柴,其後因採礦業的興起而破壞耕作環境,村民轉而從事其他工作。馬鞍山的礦場曾是香港礦業的龍頭,在1950、60年代,在礦藏大為開採,經濟發展才吸引工人及其家屬從各地遷入,定居於馬鞍山村,高峰期礦工連家屬多達5,000人,形成一個獨特小社區。村中的舊礦洞位於馬鞍山西南方向山坡的下半部,曾構思發展成馬鞍山礦場110礦洞主題公園[2]。馬鞍山村(英語:Ma On Shan Tsuen或Ma On Shan Village)是香港新界馬鞍山山腰上的一條鄉村,分為馬鞍山上村及馬鞍山下村,出入依賴馬鞍山村路(又名良友路)。新鴻基地產在馬鞍山上村與下村之間擁有大片土地,於2005年已獲城規會批准興建180幢連車房的2至3層高獨立屋[1]。

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