Description: States (including coastal waters) - Australian Maritime Boundaries
Short Name: cw_state_poly
Metadata contact organization: GA
Organisation role: author
Metadata date: 2011-03-31
Reference date: 2001-09 to 2006-02-17
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Licence notes: Attribution: © Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2006 Licence: CC-BY-3.0 Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia
Type: Contextual (polygonal) > 1:150,000
Classification: Marine ⇒ Boundaries
Units: region
Data language: eng
Scope:
Notes: AMB is a dataset depicting the limits of Australia's maritime jurisdiction as set out under UNCLOS and relevant domestic legislation. To this extent, AMB provides a digital representation of the outer limit of the 12 nautical mile territorial sea, the 24 nautical mile contiguous zone, the 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone and Australia's Continental Shelf, as well as, the 3 nautical mile coastal waters. Where Australia has agreements with neighbouring countries these treaty lines are also included in the data. The dataset has been compiled by Geoscience Australia in consultation with other relevant Commonwealth Government agencies including the Attorney-General's Department, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as well as the Australian Hydrographic Office. see also: http://www.ga.gov.au/image_cache/GA7675.pdf
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More information: http://www.ga.gov.au/meta/ANZCW0703007842.xml
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