Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : Unspecified
FeatureName: Outer Limit of the Continental Shelf
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : OuterLimitOfTheContinentalShelf
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A limit comprising the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas that extend beyond a States territorial sea throughout the natural prolongation of its land territory to the outer edge of the continental margin, or to a distance of 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured where the outer edge of the continental margin does not extend up to that distance.
Reference : Article 76
Definition Source : United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Similarity to Source : Context Added
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S4 :
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Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Clarification
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend definition. Add definition source and similarity. Amend definition reference.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-10-23
Accepted : 2019-02-22
Amended : 2019-10-24
Successor : -
Predecessor : -