Investigator Shoal

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Investigator Shoal
Disputed island
Other names: Yuya Ansha 榆亚暗沙;
Terumbu Peninjau;
Pawikan
Investigator Shoal, Spratly Islands.png
Satellite image of Investigator Shoal by NASA.
Geography
Investigator Shoal is located in South China Sea
Investigator Shoal
Investigator Shoal (South China Sea)
Location South China Sea
Coordinates 8°6′51″N 114°42′7″E / 8.11417°N 114.70194°E / 8.11417; 114.70194Coordinates: 8°6′51″N 114°42′7″E / 8.11417°N 114.70194°E / 8.11417; 114.70194
Archipelago Spratly Islands
Administered by
 Malaysia
Claimed by
 People's Republic of China
City Sansha, Hainan
 Philippines
Municipality Kalayaan, Palawan
 Republic of China (Taiwan)
Municipality Cijin, Kaohsiung
 Vietnam
District Truong Sa, Khanh Hoa

Investigator Shoal, known as Yuya Ansha (Chinese: 榆亚暗沙) in China, Terumbu Peninjau in Malaysia, Pawikan in the Philippines, and bãi Thám hiểm in the Vietnamese is above water at low tide; some large rocks at the western end might be visible at high water. It encloses a lagoon.[citation needed]

The Royal Malaysian Navy has maintained a naval station called "Papa Station" since 1999.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joshua Ho; Sam Bateman (15 February 2013). Maritime Challenges and Priorities in Asia: Implications for Regional Security. Routledge. pp. 74–. ISBN 978-1-136-29820-2.