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 Kingdom of Spain
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On 11 May
2009, the Kingdom of Spain submitted to the Commission on the Limits of
the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United
Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 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 area of Galicia.
It is noted that the Convention
entered into force
for Spain on 14 February 1997.
According to the submitting State,
this is a partial submission.
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 submission, including
all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.
The consideration of the partial submission
made by Spain will be included in the provisional agenda of the
twenty-fifth session of the Commission to be held in New York in March-April
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
received with regard
to the submission
made by Spain to the Commission
on the Limits of the
dated 28 May 2009:
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.