Who owns the Sulu Sea?
In 1940 the sultan ceded the Sulus to the Philippines, but he continued to claim sovereignty over the Malaysian state of Sabah (northern Borneo) into the 1960s. Resistance to civil authority has continued in the form of illegal trade and piracy.
Is Celebes Sea is saline water?
The temperature of the surface waters throughout the year is approximately 28°C, and the salinity is approximately 34.5 parts per thousand. The temperature of the bottom waters is approximately 34.6 parts per thousand.
What region is Dagat Sulu?
The Sulu Sea (Filipino: Dagat Sulu, Malay: Laut Sulu) is a body of water in the southwestern area of the Philippines, separated from the South China Sea in the northwest by Palawan and from the Celebes Sea in the southeast by the Sulu Archipelago. Borneo is found to the southwest and Visayas to the northeast.