Event Summary

Court gives US jurisdiction of part of Nantucket Sound

Date

1980

Description

The Supreme Court declined to accept claim of Massachussets that it had sovereignty over all of Nantucket Sound; that part more than 3 miles offshore under federal jusrisdiction.

Timeline 1

Marine Environment & Environmentalism, 1836 - to present

Related Bodies of Water

Nantucket Sound

Record ID

1207