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USA National Marine Sanctuaries

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The National Marine Sanctuary Program manages a system of sanctuaries and other managed areas around the country. The legal boundaries of Thesee sanctuaries are defined within the Code of Federal Regulations, at 15 C.F.R. Part 922 and the subparts for each national marine sanctuary. The GIS compatible digital boundary files for each national marine sanctuary are representations of those legal boundaries and are based on the best available data. These files are available for public use at locations defined in this metadata record.

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National_Marine_Sanctuaries.sbn 324 Bytes
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Purpose

These GIS compatible digital files are provided to promote an understanding of the boundaries of each national marine sanctuary. They are based on the legal definition of each sanctuary as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations, at 15 C.F.R. Part 922 and the subparts for each national marine sanctuary. These digital files are not intended and should not be relied upon for use in navigation or legal purposes. For legal questions relating to the digital files, please contact the NMSP at the information provided in this metadata record.

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<p> National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration</p>

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