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Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : Unspecified
FeatureName: Continental Shelf
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : ContinentalShelf
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : The continental shelf of a coastal State comprises the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas that extend beyond its 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 : Part VI
Definition Source : United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Similarity to Source : Unspecified
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Clarification
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend definition. Add definition source and similarity. Add S-4 reference. Add distinctions.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-05-20
Accepted : 2019-02-22
Amended : 2019-05-21
Successor : -
Predecessor : -


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