Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Delimitation of continental shelf

Delimitation of continental shelf
Under Article 1 of Geneva convention on law of sea’ the continental shelf is the sea bed and sub soil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coast, but outside the area of territorial sea, to a depth of 200 meters or beyond the limit, to where the depth of 200 meters or beyond that limit, to where the depth of the superjacent waters admit of the exploitation of natural resources of the said area”
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