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Philippines follows China, moves to name Benham Rise features !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Following China's footsteps, the Philippines recently submitted name proposals for undersea features on Benhamalso called the Philippine Riseoff the coast of Aurora, that Beijing had earlier named.
China recently succeeded in registering official names to five undersea features of the Philippine Rise following a maritime survey.
Jay Batongbacal, a maritime law expert and a professor at the University of the Philippines later bared that China was successful in naming five undersea features in the 13mn-hectare undersea plateau.
Asked if China's naming of the five undersea features poses a threat in the territory, the senator said: 'Wala naman.
Duterte even joked about making the Philippines a province of China, downplaying moves by China to assign Chinese names to several undersea features in the Pacific belonging to the Philippines.
(AFP) BAGUIO CITY: China's recent naming of five undersea features in the Benham Rise has prompted the Philippines to deploy troops to its northern frontier.
Natural England has produced a colourful map showing some of the fantastic undersea features and characteristic creatures of the North East of England.
A senior South Korean official said Wednesday that Seoul might still propose Korean names for undersea features near a pair of islets disputed with Japan at an international conference in June.
Reefs, bays, entrances to rivers, undersea features and the slope of the shoreline all play a part in how a tsunami strikes land.
* A digital set of geographically referenced feature names including the IHO/IOC (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission) Gazetteer of Geographical Names of Undersea Features and a specially prepared list of oceanic islands
Despite a letter submitted by the Department of Foreign Affairs earlier this year, the International Hydrographic Organization refused to reverse the approval of Chinese proposals to name undersea features Haidongqing Seamount, Jinghao Seamount, Tianbao Seamount, Jujiu Seamounts and Cuiqiao Hill.
The Philippines will give Filipino names to five undersea features of the 10.88-million hectare Philippine (Benham) Rise off Aurora province in the Pacific Ocean to replace the names given by China.