South China Sea Islands
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List[change | change source]
The islands in the South China Sea include
- Spratly Islands -- disputed by the People's Republic of China (PRC), the Republic of China (ROC), Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and the Philippines
- Paracel Islands -- disputed by the PRC, the ROC and Vietnam
- Pratas Islands -- disputed by the PRC and the ROC
- Macclesfield Bank -- disputed by the PRC, the ROC, the Philippines and Vietnam.
- Scarborough Shoal -- disputed by the PRC and the ROC
References[change | change source]
- "Territorial claims in the Spratly and Paracel Islands" at GlobalSecurity.org; retrieved 2013-4-19.
- "Paracel Islands" at CIA World Factbook; retrieved 2013-4-19.
- "Limits in the Seas, No. 127, Taiwan's Maritime Claims" at US Department of State, November 15, 2005; Esplanada, Jerry E. and Norman Bordadora. "Philippines protests China’s moving in on Macclesfield Bank," Philippine Daily Inquirer, July 6, 2012; retrieved 2013-4-19.
Further reading[change | change source]
- Li, Jin Ming and Li Dexia. "The Dotted Line on the Chinese Map of the South China Sea: A Note," Ocean Development & International Law, 34:287–295.