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Participation in Treaties - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Entry ID: geodata_1579

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Abstract: Navigational rights, territorial sea limits, economic jurisdiction, legal status of resources on the seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction, passage of ships through narrow straits, conservation and management of living marine resources, protection of the marine environment, a marine research regime and, a more unique feature, a binding procedure for settlement of disputes between States - these are among the important features of the treaty. In short, the Convention is an unprecedented attempt by the international community to regulate all aspects of the resources of the sea and uses of the ocean, and thus bring a stable order to mankind's very source of life.
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  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Participation in Treaties - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Dataset Release Date: 2010-10-05
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-10-05
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Use Constraints Public
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24