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While it is the case that the boundaries of national jurisdiction over land territory are well established and relatively stable or, at the least, the contours of extant and often longstanding territorial disputes are well defined, the same does not hold true offshore. despite significant progress made towards the delimitation of international ocean boundaries,1 less than half of the potential maritime boundaries have been even partially delimited.