An Bang Island -Spratly Island

An Bang island: 7°522N, 112°542E

Vietnam.

The thirteenth largest Spratly island. Two parts: East part consists of sand and coral, west part is covered with guano. Has fringing reef. An obelisk, about 2.7 m high, stands on the SW corner. Little vegetation. Lighthouse operational since May 1995. Heavily fortified.

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Taken on April 5, 2008