[OSM-talk] Ground truth for non-physical objects

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Mon Dec 17 13:41:14 UTC 2018


On 2018-12-17 14:14, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:

> sent from a phone
> 
>> On 17. Dec 2018, at 13:31, Tomas Straupis <tomasstraupis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Especially interesting and useful would be stories of how maritime
>> boundaries or boundaries with no considerable obstructions built have
>> been actually mapped by physical observation.
> 
> as these are claims you can't observe them, you have to rely on the baseline that the claiming country provides/defines and extend it by the buffer that is claimed.

Aren't these maritime boundaries deposited with the UN under UNCLOS[1]?
Once that has been done, I would expect that it would be THAT version
that is most definitive, and no longer the drafts etc. made by the
claiming country. 

[1] http://www.un.org/Depts/los/LEGISLATIONANDTREATIES/index.htm
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