Object Class: Straight territorial sea baseline


Acronym: STSLNE (L)

Code: 132

Set Attribute_A: *NATION;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A baseline is the line from which the outer limits of the territorial sea and certain other outer limits ar e measured. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 390)

Straight baselines are a system of straight lines joining specified or discrete points o n the low-water line, usually known as straight baseline turning points. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 393)

References:

INT 1: IN 42;

M-4: 440.4;

Remarks:

No remarks.

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