Cuarteron Reef

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Cuarteron Reef is located in South China Sea
Cuarteron Reef
Location of Cuarteron Reef.

Cuarteron Reef (Huayang Jiao 华阳礁 in Chinese; Calderon Reef in Filipino; đá Châu Viên in Vietnamese) is a reef located at 8°53′00″N 112°51′05″E / 8.88333°N 112.85139°E / 8.88333; 112.85139Coordinates: 8°53′00″N 112°51′05″E / 8.88333°N 112.85139°E / 8.88333; 112.85139 (8°53′00″N 112°51′05″E / 8.88333°N 112.85139°E / 8.88333; 112.85139), at the east end of the London Reefs in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea.

It is controlled by China as part of Sansha, and claimed by the Philippines as part of Kalayaan, Palawan. It has a supply platform and a reef fortress. The supply platform has anti-aircraft guns, naval guns, search radars and radio communications equipment.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DJ Sta. Ana, News5 (2011-05-24). "China builds more Spratly outposts". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 2012-07-25.