China’s new islands in the South China Sea

Back in 2015 we had a look at the islands that China has been building in the South China Sea. Last year we took another look at Fiery Cross Reef. Many of the islands have grown significantly since then.


Fiery Cross Reef.

 


Cuarteron Reef.

 


Subi Reef.

 


Gaven Reef.

 


Hughes Reef.

 


Johnson South Reef.

 


Mischief Reef.

 


North Danger Reef.

 


Itu Aba Island – expanded harbour

 


London Reefs- Central Reef. The island to the top right appears to have grown slightly.

 

To find the above locations in Google Earth download this KML file.

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Timothy has been using Google Earth since 2004 when it was still called Keyhole before it was renamed Google Earth in 2005 and has been a huge fan ever since. He is a programmer working for Red Wing Aerobatx and lives in Cape Town, South Africa.






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