Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS)
Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines:
Submissions to the Commission
: Submission by the Kingdom of Denmark

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Updated on 22 January 2013

On 14 June 2012, the Kingdom of Denmark 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 in respect of the Southern Continental Shelf of Greenland.

It is noted that the Convention entered into force for Denmark on 16 December 2004.

According to the submitting State, this is a partial submission. Denmark “intends to submit separate information on maritime areas north and north-east of Greenland…”.

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 partial submission made by Denmark will be included in the provisional agenda of the thirty-first session of the Commission to be held in 2013.

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
Executive summary English

Communications received with regard to the submission made by Denmark to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

Canada

Communication dated 15 June 2012: English|French

Iceland

Communication dated 17January 2013: English

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