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Canada On Verge of Expansion of Undersea Territory

The Canadian government is near completion on its application to a UN commission to claim its extended continental shelf, and it holds the potential to expand the country’s ownership over seabed territory by up to 1.75 million square kilometres. The government must submit the application, which according to the geologist in charge of the project, Dr. Jacob Verhoef, is thousands […]

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