[talk-ph] mapping challenge: JMSU coverage and Recto bank

tutubi tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com
Mon Jun 27 11:51:46 BST 2011


the other day, I was also looking for Scarborough Shoal off the coast of
Zambales, another disputed area, but can't find it on the map :(

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 5:48 PM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>wrote:

> here's a mapping challenge for everyone.
>
> Jarius Bondoc lamented that the government should publish maps pf the
> disputed Kalayaan Islands and Recto Bank:
>
> http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=696914&publicationSubCategoryId=64
>
> "In the meantime, professional and amateur cartographers might wish to
> plot the nine corners of the JMSU coverage, to see the sellout of
> Philippine territory:
>
> CORNER                   LONGITUDE            LATITUDE
>
>                  1                118º 00’ 00”               10º 52’ 00”
>
>                  2                117º 00’ 00”               08º 55’ 00”
>
>                  3                112º 54’ 00”               08º 55’ 00”
>
>                  4                112º 54’ 00”               09º 50’ 00”
>
>                  5                113º 57’ 00”               09º 50’ 00”
>
>                  6                113º 57’ 00”               11º 10’ 00”
>
>                  7                114º 32’ 00”               11º 10’ 00”
>
>                  8                114º 32’ 00”               11º 56’ 00”
>
>                  9                118º 00’ 00”               11º 56’ 00”
>
>
> The first point is here:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=10.8667&mlon=118&zoom=12&layers=M
>
> Recto bank known internationally as Reed:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/302106026
>
>
>
> --
> cheers,
> maning
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