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Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Archipelagic Waters, version 4
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Flanders Marine Institute (2023). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Archipelagic Waters, version 4. Available online at

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


Archipelagic Waters from the VLIZ Maritime Boundaries database, waters falling within archipelagic baselines.


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, Administrative units, Archipelagic waters, Boundaries, Data not evaluated, Esri Shapefile, Exclusive economic zones, 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]

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creatordata managerdatabase developer

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Parent dataset:
Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase, version 12, more
Previous version:
Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Archipelagic Waters, version 3, more

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Data type: GIS maps
Metadatarecord created: 2023-10-09
Information last updated: 2023-10-25
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