Object Class: Contiguous zone


Acronym: CONZNE (A)

Code: 31

Set Attribute_A: DATEND; DATSTA; *NATION; STATUS;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A zone contiguous to a coastal State's territorial sea, which may not extend beyond 24 nautical mile s from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured. The coastal state may exercise certain control in this zone subject to the provisions of International Law. ( IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 993)

References:

INT 1: IN 44;

M-4: 440.6;

Remarks:

Distinction: administrative area; continental area; exclusive economic zone; fishing zone; territorial sea area;