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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.


63,370 marine georeferenced places
77,531 marine place names
39,600 polygons of geographic places
12 marine geographic regional/global classifications
Maritime Boundaries (EEZ) of the world



Annual update of GEBCO and ACUF gazetteers completed

Added on: 2024-05-10 15:58:53 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions completes integration of new features from GEBCO and ACUF gazetteers ...

New release: version 12 of Maritime Boundaries

Added on: 2023-10-26 11:37:16 by Whatley, Lawrence is proud to launch version 12 of the Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. ...

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 ...

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