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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs01501

Extended continental shelf constraint lines. A country may use either constraint line to define the outer continental shelf: either 350 nautical miles seaward of the baseline, or 100 nautical seaward of the 2,500 meter depth contour (isobath).

Image ID: cgs01501, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Credit: NOAA News 081009; continentalshelf.gov

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