CLCS: Uruguay to extend continental shelf up to 350 nautical miles

The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf has communicated its recommendation for the establishment of the outer limits of the Uruguayan continental shelf. According to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, this recommendation implies “a territorial extension for Uruguay of approximately 83.000 sq km, encompassing all its continental margin and allowing to establish what has been called the country’s final frontier at 350 nautical miles”. The statement can be found here, together with the following map:

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