Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : COSARE
FeatureName: Continental Shelf Area
Alias : COSARE
CamelCase : ContinentalShelfArea
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : The continental shelf of a coastal State comprises the sea bed 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 : Appendix 1 - 10
Definition Source : C-51 Manual on Technical Aspects of the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea - 1982
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Add distinctions.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-05-20
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-05-21
Successor : -
Predecessor : COSARE