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In pictures: The South China Sea reef that became an island

China’s frenzied reclamation projects in the South China Sea have dramatically changed reefs and islets in the hotly contested waters. Fiery Cross Reef – known also as Northwest Investigator Reef and Yongshu Reef to the Chinese – ballooned from a group of scattered reefs in the Spratly Islands to a 2.8-square-kilometer fortification, which is now reportedly […]