Scarborough Shoal

Scarborough Shoal

Scarborough Shoal is a rock in the South China Sea, approximately 120 nautical miles west of the Philippine island of Luzon. There are no structures built on Scarborough Shoal, but the feature is effectively controlled by China, which has maintained a constant coast guard presence at the feature since 2012.

China: Huangyan Dao, 黄岩岛
Philippines: Bajo de Masinloc/Panatag Shoal
Taiwan: Huangyan Dao, 黃岩島

Legal Status: Rock
GPS: 15° 8'55"N, 117°45'50"E

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