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Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Territorial Seas (12NM)
Citable as data publication
Flanders Marine Institute (2019). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Territorial Seas (12NM), version 3. Available online at

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Territorial Seas from the VLIZ Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. Territorial seas are a belt of coastal waters extending at most 12 nautical miles (22.2 km; 13.8 mi) from the baseline (usually the mean low-water mark) of a coastal state. more

In the Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase, Marine Regions makes available most of the maritime areas defined in the Law of the Sea Convention: Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ), Territorial Seas (TS), Contiguous Zones (CZ), Internal Waters (IW) and Archipelagic Waters (AW).

Marine, Exclusive economic zones, Law of the sea, Territorial waters, World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creatordata ownerdata manager

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Parent dataset:
Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase, more
Previous version:
(archived) Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Territorial Seas (12NM), more

Dataset status: Completed
Metadatarecord created: 2019-09-30
Information last updated: 2019-10-01
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