Rocks, Reefs, Submerged Shoals – Who Claims Or Occupies Them?
Explore information about the South China Sea’s disputed rocks, reefs, and submerged shoals. The features can be filtered based on occupying country, classification as a rock/island, low tide elevation, or submerged feature, or both. Hover over a feature to see its name and click to view further information about it. The geographical classification of features is based on publicly available descriptions and satellite analysis. Rocks and islands are not distinguished, but this will be updated if further clarity emerges about the legal distinction between the two.