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dc.contributor.authorCinco, Maricar
dc.coverage.spatialBenham Riseen
dc.identifier.citationCinco, M. (2017, March 19). What lies beneath: exploring Benham Rise's unknown treasures. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A12.en
dc.publisherPhilippine Daily Inquirer, Inc.en
dc.subjectContinental shelvesen
dc.subjectUnited Nations Convention on Law of the Seaen
dc.subjectLaw of the seaen
dc.subjectInternational lawen
dc.subjectTerritorial watersen
dc.subjectExclusive economic zoneen
dc.subjectFishing groundsen
dc.subjectScuba divingen
dc.subjectExclusive rightsen
dc.titleWhat lies beneath: exploring Benham Rise's unknown treasuresen
dc.citation.journalTitlePhilippine Daily Inquireren
local.seafdecaqd.extractBenham Rise, the underwater landmass northeast of Luzon that the United Nations declared part of the Philippines’ continental shelf, has been grabbing headlines because of the presence of Chinese ships that may or may not have been given permission to do research in the area, according to conflicting claims by President Duterte, Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana, as well as Foreign Affairs officials. What remains undisputed, however, are the possible trove of mineral and gas deposits about 3,000 meters below the water’s surface that have yet to be discovered. Sometimes referred to as the Benham Plateau, the landmass, described to have a craggy or rough surface, is bigger than Luzon or almost half the size of the Philippine’s total land area. It extends eastward off the provinces of Aurora and Isabel, and the Bicol region, but has always been connected to Luzon’s landmass through the Bicol and Palanan saddles.en
local.subject.personalNameDuterte, Rodrigo
local.subject.personalNameLorenzana, Delfin
local.subject.personalNameDavid, Carlos Primo
local.subject.personalNameSantos, Teodoro
local.subject.personalNameVillanoy, Cesar
local.subject.personalNameVelasquez, Gregorio
local.subject.personalNameNacorda, Hildie Marie
local.subject.personalNameBatongbacal, Jay
local.subject.personalNameAngara, Juan Edgardo
local.subject.corporateNameUnited Nations (UN)en
local.subject.corporateNamePhilippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD)en
local.subject.corporateNameDepartment of Science and Technology (DOST)en
local.subject.corporateNameUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)en
local.subject.corporateNameUniversity of the Philippines National Institute for Geological Sciences (UP-NIGS)en
local.subject.corporateNamePhilippine Navy (PN)en
local.subject.corporateNamePhilippine Coast Guard (PCG)en
local.subject.corporateNameDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)en
local.subject.corporateNameBenham Rise Development Authority (BRDA)en
local.subject.corporateNameJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (Jamstec)en
local.subject.corporateNameKorea Institute of Ocean Science and Technologyen

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