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
- 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
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Continental Shelf Notification
received with regard to the submission made by the Russian Federation to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
dated 7 October 2015:
United States of America
dated 30 October 2015:
dated 30 November 2015:
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country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the
delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.