Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the
Submissions to the Commission:
Submission by the Commonwealth of The Bahamas
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on 9 August 2018
On 6 February 2014, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the Convention, information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured.
It is noted that the Convention entered into force for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on 16 November 1994.
In accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Commission (CLCS/40/Rev.1),
a communication is being circulated to all Member States of the United Nations, as well as States Parties to the Convention, in order to make public the executive summary of the submission, including all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.
The consideration of the submission
made by the Commonwealth of The Bahamas will be included in the provisional agenda of the thirty-fifth
session of the Commission to be held from 21 July to 5 September 2014.
Upon completion of the consideration
of the submission, the Commission will make recommendations pursuant to Article
76 of the Convention.
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Continental Shelf Notification
English / French
Communications received with regard to the submission made by the Bahamas to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
United States of America
dated 12 November 2014:
dated 9 August 2018:
The designations employed in the submissions, including description of the
areas, are as contained in the communications from submitting States or in the
executive summaries. Their listing on this web site and the presentation of
material do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of
the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any
country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the
delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.