Continental Shelf of Russia

Continental Shelf of Russia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The continental shelf of Russia is a continental shelf adjacent to Russia. Geologically, the extent of the shelf is defined as the entirety of the continental shelves adjacent to the northern Russian border. In international law, however, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea more narrowly defines the extent of the shelf as the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas over which Russia exercises sovereign rights. The Siberian Shelf in the Arctic Sea is the largest of the Russian shelves, a region of strategic importance because of its oil and natural gas reserves. Other parts of the Russian shelf are typically named after the corresponding seas: Barents Shelf, Chukchi Shelf, etc. With the exception of internal Russian seas, these geological shelves are shared with other countries which share the corresponding seas. For example, the Chukchi Shelf is shared between Russia and the United States according to the 1990 USA-USSR maritime boundaryshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134968749
  • 9786134968744