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IHO Sea Areas, version 3
Citable as data publication
Flanders Marine Institute (2018). IHO Sea Areas, version 3. Available online at

Notes: Use constraints: see Marine Regions disclaimer

This dataset represents the boundaries of the major oceans and seas of the world. The source for the boundaries is the publication 'Limits of Oceans & Seas, Special Publication No. 23' published by the IHO in 1953.

Boundaries, Geography
Marine, Areas, Boundaries, Oceans, Seas, World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator

Related datasets
Other relation:
The intersect of the Exclusive Economic Zones and IHO sea areas, version 3, more

Used in this dataset
(1953). Limits of oceans and seas. 3rd edition. IHO Special Publication, 23. International Hydrographic Organization (IHO): Monaco. 38 pp., more

Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: GIS maps
Release date: 2018-10-12
Metadatarecord created: 2016-09-26
Information last updated: 2018-10-12
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