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