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Castles in the Sand: Engineering Insular Formations to Gain Legal Rights Over the Oceans
Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law (2016)
  • Joshua L. Root
Abstract

This article examines States' attempts to engineer rocks into islands proper, and low-tide elevations into islands for the purposes of gaining legal rights over the oceans. It pays particular attention to the South China Sea.

Keywords
  • south china sea,
  • artificial islands
Publication Date
Spring 2016
Citation Information
Joshua L. Root. "Castles in the Sand: Engineering Insular Formations to Gain Legal Rights Over the Oceans" Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law Vol. 32 (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joshua_root/4/