Denmark and Greenland will today file a submission regarding the continental shelf north of Greenland

15-12-2014

The Government of the Kingdom of Denmark together with the Government of Greenland has 15 December 2014 filed a submission to define the outer limits of its continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean with the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS). The area consists of approx. 895,000 km
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beyond 200 nautical miles from the coast of Greenland.

The scientific and technical data, referred to as "the submission", was submitted to CLCS through the UN Secretary General under the procedure laid down in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which the Kingdom of Denmark ratified in 2004.

Read press release posted on the website of the Continental Shelf Project:a76.dk/cgi-bin/nyheder-m-m.cgi?id=1418619842&cgifunction=form