Natural Values

Explore the unique natural values of Ma On Shan


Ma On Shan has its natural beauty.  Just by overlooking the mine, trails, rivers and streams from the classroom is a classic example of enjoying the beauty of nature. 


Today, Ma On Shan have more natural resources compared to other places in Hong Kong:

1. Iron Ore: in 1950-70's, Ma On Shan mine iron ore mining exports mainly to Japan, which is expected to reach seven million tons of iron ore reserves.

2. Azalea: This flower is most commonly seen in Ma On Shan in April and is white or light ink in colour.   Other flowers include Mao, magnificent rhododendrons, croissants rhododendrons, azaleas and red azalea Nanhua.