Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the
Submissions to the Commission:
Partial revised Submission by the Russian Federation
on 24 May 2013
On 28 February 2013, the Russian Federation submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the Convention,
and with reference to its Submission of 20 December
2001, information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of its territorial sea is measured in respect of the Okhotsk Sea.
It is noted that the Convention
entered into force for the Russian Federation on 11 April 1997. It is also noted
that, on 27 June 2002, the Commission adopted the “Recommendations of the
Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in regard to the Submission
made by the Russian Federation on 20 December 2001.”
In accordance with the Rules of
Procedure of the Commission, 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 partial revised submission, including
all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.
The consideration of the partial revised
submission made by the Russian Federation will be included in the provisional agenda of the
thirty-second session of the Commission to be held in New York from 15 July to 30 August 2013.
Upon completion of the consideration
of the submission, the Commission shall make recommendations pursuant to article
76 of the Convention.
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Continental Shelf Notification
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Communications received with regard to the submission made by the Russian Federation to the Commission on the Limits of the
dated 23 May 2013:
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.