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Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Extended Continental Shelves
Citable as data publication
Flanders Marine Institute (2022). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Extended Continental Shelves, version 1. Available online at
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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

This dataset represents the legal continental shelves beyond 200 nautical miles as submitted to/recommended by the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) or deposited to the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS). 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), Archipelagic Waters (AW) and High Seas (HS).

Administrative units, Boundaries, Data not evaluated, Esri Shapefile, Geopackage, Geoscientific Information, Google Keyhole Markup Language (KML/KMZ), Law of the sea, Metadata conformant, No limitations to public access, Oceans, Sea regions, WGS84 (EPSG:4326), World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

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Data type: GIS maps
Metadatarecord created: 2022-09-28
Information last updated: 2023-05-17
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