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Definition of Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ):
An Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a concept adopted at the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (1982), whereby a coastal State assumes jurisdiction over the exploration and exploitation of marine resources in its adjacent section of the continental shelf, taken to be a band extending 200 miles from the shore.[1]
This is the common definition for Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also

THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

References

  1. Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997