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Matt asked in TravelMexicoOther - Mexico · 1 decade ago

who owns the gulf of mexico?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Nobody owns the Gulf of Mexico...or the Atlantic Ocean, or the Mediterranean Sea. "Territorial waters" are the areas of the body of water that contact land and are claimed by a specific country. In most places, this band of water is 12 miles wide.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Gulf of Mexico is mostly international waters. There are the customary 12 mile sovereign limits and internationally agreed influence zones, such as oil exploration zones.

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  • 4 years ago

    is gulf of mexico country is call mexico

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