South Korea's research station atop Ieodo Islet, a submerged seamount claimed by China and South Korea in the East China Sea. Photo: SCMP PicturesSouth Korea's research station atop Ieodo Islet, a submerged seamount claimed by China and South Korea in the East China Sea. Photo: SCMP Pictures
South Korea's research station atop Ieodo Islet, a submerged seamount claimed by China and South Korea in the East China Sea. Photo: SCMP Pictures

South Korea deploys new coastguard ship to watch waters around disputed Ieodo islet

Submerged seamount in the East China Sea is claimed both by Beijing and Seoul and is listed within the overlapping air defence zones of three northeast Asian neighbours

Topic |   East China Sea
South Korea's research station atop Ieodo Islet, a submerged seamount claimed by China and South Korea in the East China Sea. Photo: SCMP PicturesSouth Korea's research station atop Ieodo Islet, a submerged seamount claimed by China and South Korea in the East China Sea. Photo: SCMP Pictures
South Korea's research station atop Ieodo Islet, a submerged seamount claimed by China and South Korea in the East China Sea. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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