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From Arctida to the Present-Day Arctic

... clearly defined legal status of national borders in this region. By international law, today the continental shelf area for countries with maritime borders is 200 nautical miles from their coasts. However, if a country can prove that the shelf of the Arctic Ocean is an extension of its continental platform, then, according to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, this territory is recognized as this country’s property. Today, Russia is preparing to prove its right to expand the borders of its ...

Modified: 30.08.2015
Arctic , Arctic Ocean , geology of the Arctic region , Arctida , paleogeodynamic reconstruction , continental shelf , Lomonosov Ridge , Mendeleev Rise
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