Extensión de la Plataforma Continental española en el margen de Galicia con arreglo al artículo 76 de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho del Mar (1982)
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AuthorsSomoza-Losada, L. (Luis); Medialdea, T.; León, R.; Vázquez, J.T. (Juan Tomás); Fernández-Salas, L.M. (Luis Miguel); Rengel, J.A.; Bohoyo, F.; González, F.J.; Díaz-del-Río-Español, V. (Víctor); Hernández-Molina, F.J.
KeywordsLaw of the Sea
This Submission by Spain to the Commission on the Limitsof the Continental Shelf has been made pursuant to Article 76 and Annex II of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, with a view to defining the outer limits of the continental shelf in the Galicia area beyond 200 nautical miles. This partial Submission deals only with the outer limits of the continental shelf in the Galicia area. For the purpose of this Submission a multidisciplinary study was carried out in the continental margin west off Galicia and the Iberia and Biscay abyssal plains., As part of the study two oceanographic surveys were carried out in 2005 and 2008during which multibeam data and multichannel and high resolution seismic profiles were obtained. Together with the extense dataset acquired, gravimetric and magnetic data were also collected. The extension of the continental shelf determined area is bounded to the north by the Joint Partial Submission made by France, Ireland, Spain, ...