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
: Partial revised Submission by the Russian Federation


Updated - 01 December 2015

On 3 August 2015, 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 Arctic Ocean.

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 next ordinary session of the Commission prepared in accordance with rule 5 and paragraph 2 of annex III to the Rules of Procedure of the Commission (CLCS/40/Rev.1).

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 English | Français
Executive summary Russian | English

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

Denmark

Communication dated 7 October 2015:  English

United States of America

Communication dated 30 October 2015:  English

Canada

Communication dated 30 November 2015:  English | French

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