Accession Number : AD0770747
Title : The Law of the Sea of the Arctic with Special Reference to Canada.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1971-73,
Corporate Author : ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Pharand,Donat
Report Date : SEP 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 385
Abstract : Seven major questions are studied: The applicability of the right of innocent passage to the Northwest and Northeast Passages; the status of the waters of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago; the possibility of claiming a historic title to some of the Arctic waters; the applicability of the principle of 'the freedom of the seas' to the Arctic Ocean; the status of ice shelves and ice islands; the international validity of the Canadian Arctic pollution prevention legislation and the state boundaries of the Arctic continental shelf and sea-bed.
Descriptors : *International law, *Arctic ocean, *Oceanography, *Water pollution, Ice islands, Continental shelves, Arctic regions, Canada
Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Water Pollution and Control
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE