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

Sheshan Island (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Shésh?n D?o) 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).

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]

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ (in Chinese) Archived 2007-03-12 at the Wayback Machine

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



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