France, Canada tussle over Atlantic territory

UN submissions overlap for seabed near French islands off Newfoundland.

Government of France and Government of Canada Images
LEFT: This diagram in France’s submission shows the islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon in the top middle in light yellow and their economic zone outlined in grey along with an orange arc depicting where France thinks the outer limit of its continental shelf lies. RIGHT: This diagram in Canada’s submission shows the Saint-Pierre and Miquelon economic zone outlined in brown off Newfoundland, and Canada’s economic zone marked by a light green line. Fixed points show where Canada thinks the outer limit of its continental shelf lies.
Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 04/30/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 04/30/2014 11:10 am EDT


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