Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Commentary: Namyit Island or Đảo Nam Yết is an island in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. With an area of 5.3 hectares, it is the twelfth largest Spratly island and the fifth largest among Vietnamese-occupied Spratly islands. It is covered with small trees, bushes and grass. Has a fringing reef and is inhabited by sea birds.

As all claimant countries (China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Phillippines, Malaysia, and Brunei) have tried to set up military stations and populate those tiny islands or rocks in order to reaffirm their sovereignty. Spratly islands have a new life of its own with the adversary occupants living very close from each other.Spratly Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Located to the north of the Truong Sa (Spratly) island district (Khanh Hoa province), Nam Yet Island is the home to papaya and coconut, which are planted by soldiers.

looking from above nam yet island looks like a dan day traditional musical instrument which is covered by the green color 828160 20130129120229 1 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Looking from above, Nam Yet Island looks like a dan day (traditional musical instrument), which is covered by the green color.

a new day begins on the island 828160 20130129120229 2 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

A new, day begins on the island.

young soldiers proudly guard the countrys sea day and night 828160 20130129120229 3 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Young soldiers proudly guard the country’s sea day and night.

each year the sand bar around the island gets wider 828160 20130129120229 4 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Each year, the sand bar around the island gets wider.

the vegetable garden on the island is always green despite the rain and the winds 828160 20130129120229 5 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

The vegetable garden on the island is always green, despite the rain and the winds.

nam yet island is known as the papaya kingdom in the sea but the island not only has papayas but a lot of coconut trees 828160 20130129120229 6 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

green beans are incubated under sand and watered periodically after three days soldiers have delicious fresh bean sprouts 828160 20130129120229 7 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Green beans are incubated under sand and watered periodically. After three days, soldiers have delicious fresh bean sprouts.

life in the papaya kingdom in the sea 828160 20130129120229 8 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

soldiers play sports on the afternoon 828160 20130129120229 9 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Soldiers play sports on the afternoon.

sunset gradually let go on nam yet island 828160 20130129120229 1 Đảo Nam Yết And Other Spratly Islands Of Vietnam: A New Life At Far Sea

Sunset gradually let go on Nam Yet Island.

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 The dawn on Song Tu Tay Island, in the Spratly Islands.

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 DK1 frame house of the Spratly Islands.

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 The Truong Sa Lon (Great Spratly) Island, an island in the Spratly Islands, looks from above.

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 Nam Yet Island, part of the Spratly Islands.

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 An Bang Island, part of the Spratly Islands.

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 A lighthouse on Son Ca Island, part of the Spratly Islands.

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Song Tu Tay Island, part of the Spratly Islands.

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 Quang Anh Island, part of the Paracel Islands.

 

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