Chek Chau

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Chek Chau
Native name:
Port Island, Hong Kong 1.jpg
Port Island viewed from Wan Tsai.
Chek Chau is located in Hong Kong
Chek Chau
Chek Chau
Coordinates22°30′04″N 114°21′32″E / 22.501094°N 114.358975°E / 22.501094; 114.358975Coordinates: 22°30′04″N 114°21′32″E / 22.501094°N 114.358975°E / 22.501094; 114.358975
DistrictsTai Po District
Port Island

Port Island or Chek Chau (Chinese: 赤洲) is an island of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District. It is located in Tolo Channel, in the northeastern New Territories. Its name literally means red island; after the sedimentary rocks rich in iron that form this island. and volcanoes

Port Island has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since 1979.[1]

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