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About Marine Regions

Marine Regions is a standard list of marine georeferenced place names and areas. It integrates and serves geographic information from the VLIMAR Gazetteer and the MARBOUND database and proposes a standard of marine georeferenced locations, boundaries and regions.


63,224 marine georeferenced places
77,444 marine place names
39,123 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world



Marine Regions completes annual integration of GEBCO and ACUF gazetteers

Added on: 2023-07-28 16:33:30 by Lonneville, Britt
161 new GEBCO features added and seamless matching of ACUF features in Marine Regions gazetteer ...

Marine Regions endorsed as a Project Action under the Ocean Decade

Added on: 2023-06-22 11:17:31 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions received endorsement by the Ocean Decade as a Project Action, entitled “From global gazetteer to global community”. ...

Update of two datasets: SeaVoX Salt and Fresh Water Body Gazetteer (v19) and UNESCO World Heritage Marine Sites (v02)

Added on: 2023-02-08 16:44:46 by Lonneville, Britt
New high-value datasets are available for download and have been updated accordingly in the gazetteer ...

Geo stack updated to latest stable versions

Added on: 2022-12-20 09:48:29 by Vanhoorne, Bart
The Geo stack of has been upgraded to the different latest versions. ...

Yearly integration of new GEBCO and ACUF features completed

Added on: 2022-11-29 12:04:46 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions has finished its annual integration of new features from the GEBCO and ACUF gazetteers ...

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