The Seas and Submerged Lands Act (SSLA) 1973 is the Australian legislation that provides the domestic legal framework for Australia to declare its international offshore maritime zones, as provided for by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to which Australia is a party. Proclamations under the SSLA establish the territorial sea baseline, the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf. This service depicts official spatial representation of these proclamations. The service includes feature layers: Normal and Straight baselines limits and locations; Contiguous Zone and limit; Territorial Sea Zone and limit; Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), limits and locations; Continental Shelf limit and locations.
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Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973GeoregulationLegislationAustraliaContiguous ZoneContinentalWeb ServiceWMTS
Australian Government Security Classification System
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This version of the service (without an epoch in the name) holds the latest data available for the SSLA 1973. The intent is to update the data as it becomes available without needing to re-create/re-name the service.
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Connect Point - https://services.ga.gov.au/gis/rest/services/SSLA_1973/MapServer/WMTS/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMTS