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Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Contiguous Zones (24NM)
Citable as data publication
Flanders Marine Institute (2019). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Contiguous Zones (24NM), 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.

Contiguous Zones from the VLIZ Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. The Contiguous Zone is a band of water extending from the outer edge of the territorial sea to up to 24 nautical miles (44.4 km; 27.6 mi) from the baseline. 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).

Contiguous zones, Exclusive economic zones, Law of the sea, World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

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

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Parent dataset:
Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase, more
Previous version:
(archived) Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Contiguous Zones (24NM), more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: GIS maps
Metadatarecord created: 2019-09-30
Information last updated: 2019-10-01
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