Artificial Islands

Some articles on artificial islands, islands, island, artificial island:

Artificial Island - Political Status
... Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea treaty (UNCLOS), artificial islands are not considered harbor works (Article 11) and are under the jurisdiction of the nearest coastal ... Artificial islands are not considered islands for purposes of having their own territorial waters or exclusive economic zones, and only the coastal ...
List Of Islands Of Bahrain - Artificial Islands
... Amwaj Islands Durrat Al Bahrain Reef Island (also known as Lulu Island) Bahrain Bay Diyar Al Muharraq Bahrain Lagoon ...
History Of The Petroleum Industry In Canada (frontier Exploration And Development) - True North - Mackenzie Delta and The Beaufort Sea
... wells drilled in the Beaufort used artificial islands as drilling platforms, but this was a winter drilling system, and was only practical in shallow water ... By the mid-1980s, variations on artificial island and drilling vessel technologies had extended both the drilling season and the depth of water at which the industry could ... was not offshore, but was drilled on Richards Island in 1966 ...
Tokyo Bay - Geography - Islands
... The only natural island in Tokyo Bay is Sarushima (0.055 square kilometres (0.021 sq mi)) at Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture ... The Imperial Japanese Navy maintained a degaussing station on the island until the end of World War II ... The island is now uninhabited and is a marine park ...

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