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 on 01 May 2014

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.

Summary of the Recommendations (2014)

Pursuant to section V. paragraph 11 (3) of Annex III to the Rules of Procedures of the Commission, the summary of the Recommendations is hereby made public.

   Summary of the Recommendations


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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


Communication dated 23 May 2013: English

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