NAMRIA, a hydrographic survey and Benham Rise
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One of NAMRIA’s core functions is the delineation of the maritime boundaries of the Philippines. The agency was responsible for the establishment of the Philippine archipelagic baselines which were enacted into law in 2009. The agency also led the preparation and successful defense of the country’s submission to the United Nations for an extended continental shelf in the Benham Rise Region.
Gaviola, G. S. (2018, April 29) NAMRIA, a hydrographic survey and Benham Rise. Manila Bulletin, p. 17.
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Hydrographic surveys; International boundaries; Archipelagoes; Continental shelves; Oceanographic surveys; Navigational charts; Cartography; International organizations; Oceanographic data; Sustainable fishing; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; International law; Law of the sea; Fishery regulations; Illegal fishing; Fishers; Fishing rights; Marine resources; Coastal zone management; Aquaculture; Hydrographic surveying; Fish; Coral; National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA); United Nations (UN); United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; National Geographic; Valenzuela, Antonio Jr.
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