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Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Internal Waters
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Flanders Marine Institute (2019). Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Internal Waters, version 3. Available online at

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Internal Waters from the VLIZ Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. Internal Waters are the waters on the landward side of the baseline of a nation's territorial waters, except in archipelagic states. It includes waterways such as rivers and canals, and sometimes the water within small bays. 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, World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

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

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Parent dataset:
Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase, more
Previous version:
(archived) Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase: Internal Waters, more

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