Falkland Islands Conservation Zones

Falkland Islands Conservation Zones defined for fisheries activities. Two zones were identified and classified as inner (FICZ) and outer (FOCZ) conservation zones. They are currently in use and officially recognised by the Falkland Islands Governement and international laws. The file can be provided as polygon and also polyline.

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Last Updated December 21, 2020, 09:58 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:18 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Boundaries; legal land descriptions
Temporal Extent Start 1985-01-01
Temporal Extent End 1990-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2014
Lineage The FICZ were created at a distance of 150 nautical miles, while the FOCZ at a distance of 200 nautical miles from latitude 51.40 South and longitude 59.40 West, which is in a reference point the middle of the Falkland Islands. There is a legislation document that goes with the FICZ and FOCZ and also a series of control points to make the boundaries of the two zones more precise. The documentation is available on request.
West Longitude -63.5311
South Latitude -56.2435
East Longitude -52.3465
North Latitude -47.7253
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Data Format csv, shape
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy up to one kilometre
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2014-05-06
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-FIG-35

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