Pedra Branca

Pedra Branca, meaning "white rock" in Portuguese, may refer to:

  • Pedra Branca, Ceará, municipality in northeastern Ceará, Brazil
  • Pedra Branca do Amapari, municipality in Amapá, Brazil
  • Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca (pt) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the world's largest native urban forest
  • Pedra Branca, Singapore, outlying island of Singapore
    • Pedra Branca dispute
  • Pedra Branca, Tasmania, island off southern Tasmania, Australia
    • Pedra Branca Skink, Niveoscincus palfreymani

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Pedra Branca Dispute
... The Pedra Branca dispute was a territorial dispute between Singapore and Malaysia over several islets at the eastern entrance to the Singapore Strait, namely Pedra Branca (previously ... of Justice (ICJ) in 2008, which opined that Pedra Branca belonged to Singapore and Middle Rocks belonged to Malaysia ... protest with Malaysia in response to a map published by Malaysia in 1979 claiming Pedra Branca ...
Pedra Branca Dispute - Reactions and Further Developments - Reactions - Malaysia
... asked the Malaysian media to cease using the Malay word Pulau ("Island") for Pedra Branca and to refer to it as "Batu Puteh" or "Pedra Branca" ... permission to build Horsburgh Lighthouse on Pedra Branca ... He alleged that the seas surrounding Pedra Branca had always been in Johor's hands and had never been surrendered to the British or to Singapore, and by accepting the ICJ decision and participating in technical ...
Pedra Branca Dispute - ICJ Decision - Pedra Branca Originally Under Sovereignty of Johor Sultanate
... Court agreed with Malaysia that the Johor Sultanate had original title to Pedra Branca, rejecting Singapore's argument that the island was terra nullius ... As Pedra Branca had always been known as a navigational hazard in the Singapore Strait, which was a vital channel for international navigation in east-west trade between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea ... It was therefore reasonable to infer that Pedra Branca lay within the general geographical scope of the Johor Sultanate ...
Pedra Branca Dispute - Singapore's Case - Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge One Entity
... Singapore took the position that Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge should be considered a single group of maritime features as Middle Rocks ... Since sovereignty over Pedra Branca belonged to Singapore, so did sovereignty over Middle Rocks and South Ledge as they were within Pedra Branca's territorial waters ...