Sheshan Island

Summary

Sheshan Island (simplified Chinese: 佘山岛; traditional Chinese: 佘山島; pinyin: Shéshān Dǎo) is located 35 km (22 mi) east of Chongming Island, in the estuary of the Yangtze River. The area is 0.037 km2 (0.014 sq mi).

Sheshan Island
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Sheshan Island
Geography
Area3.7 ha (9.1 acres)
Administration
People's Republic of China
MunicipalityShanghai

The island is under the jurisdiction of the Shanghai Municipal Region and is guarded by the People's Liberation Army Navy. A 130-year-old lighthouse is located on the island. On November 1, 2005, the stele of "Chinese territorial sea baseline point" was erected.[1]

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Chinese)上海市唯一领海基点石碑标志在佘山岛建成落地 Archived 2007-03-12 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit

  • Declaration of the Government of the People's Republic of China on the baselines of the territorial sea(May15th, 1996)
  • (in Chinese)中国东海10座领海基点石碑建成
  • (in Chinese)中华人民共和国政府关于中华人民共和国领海基线的声明(1996年5月15日)

Coordinates: 31°25′18″N 122°14′36″E / 31.42167°N 122.24333°E / 31.42167; 122.24333