Annex 1 - Description of the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Particularly Sensitive Sea Areafootnote
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Annex 1 - Description of the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Particularly Sensitive Sea Areafootnote

To minimize the risk of damage from ship groundings and pollution damage by international shipping activities and to protect the area's unique and threatened species as well as to preserve as far as practicable its critical habitat and diversity, mariners should exercise extreme care when navigating in the area bounded by the geographical coordinates of the Particularly Sensitive Sea Area, provided below, and adhere to the Associated Protective Measure set out in annex 4.

  • (1) 09 17'.75 N, 119 47'.79 E
  • (2) 09 04'.73 N, 120 12'.76 E
  • (3) 08 49'.63 N, 120 13'.99 E
  • (4) 08 29'.63 N, 119 53'.16 E
  • (5) 08 36'.15 N, 119 35'.46 E
  • (6) 09 11'.06 N, 119 36'.67 E
  • hence back to point (1).

(Reference charts: Philippine charts No. 4707 (INT 5052), 2nd edition, November 2010; No. 4357, 1st edition, May 2009.

Note: These charts are issued by the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority, Philippines and based on World Geodetic System 1984 datum (WGS 84).)

Figure 1 Chartlet showing the PSSA


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