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UK country and Crown Dependency water boundaries - WMS layer 2019

Marine Protected Areas Marine conservation zone

Abstract

This resource relates to Web Map Service (WMS) layers showing the UK country and Crown Dependency waters around the UK. They were last updated in March 2019. JNCC have compiled these layers using the following datasets from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office: Channel Islands Maritime Limits, Isle of Man Maritime Limits, Northern Ireland Adjacent Waters Limit, Northern Ireland Adjacent Waters Limit, Scotland Adjacent Waters Limit, UK EEZ Limit, UK France TS EEZ Boundary, UK Territorial Sea Limit and Wales Adjacent Waters Limit.

The layers are available to view on the JNCC MPA mapper and can also be accessed via our WMS: https://ows.jncc.gov.uk/mpa_mapper/wms

The component datasets are available to download from the UKHO: -https://data.admiralty.co.uk/portal/apps/sites/#/marine-data-portal/items?tags=law%20of%20the%20sea

Resource type Service

Topic category Boundaries

Reference date 2019·03·28

Lineage
28/03/2019: Layer created

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC pointOfContact

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Re-use of the data is subject to the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 including attribution of the relevant copyright holders. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/ The site boundaries include sections of UK Exclusive Economic Zone © Crown copyright. The exact limits of the EEZ are set out in The Exclusive Economic Zone Order 2013. If you re-use this information you must acknowledge the source in your product or application by including or linking to the following attribution statement: Contains Joint Nature Conservation Committee data © copyright and database right [2019]. Contains Natural England data © copyright and database right [2019]. Contains Natural Resource Wales data © copyright and database right [2019]. Contains Northern Ireland Environment Agency data © copyright and database right [2019]. Contains UK Hydrographic Office data © copyright and database right [2019].

Metadata date 2019·10·25

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

Temporal extent 2017·07·20 2019·05·31

Spatial extent
North 56.610819
South 48.166667
East 2.89477
West -9.800056
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