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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/Coastal, 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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