Article 234. Ice-covered Areas

Erik Franckx, Laura Boone

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Within an article-wise commentary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 Convention), the present contribution takes a closer look at Article 234, entitled “Ice-covered Areas”. After having analyzed the general purpose and function of this article in the broader framework of the 1982 Convention, its history is briefly explained. The content of this article is subsequently analyzed with special emphasis on how this article has been implemented in practice so far.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary
EditorsAlexander Proelß
Place of PublicationBaden-Baden
PublisherNomos Verlagsgesellschaft
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)978-3-8329-7275-2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017


  • International Law
  • International Law of the Sea
  • Arctic

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