Nauru Contiguous Zone (24 Nautical Miles)

Date created: 15 May 2019
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Nauru Contiguous Zone was calculated from its territorial sea baseline using a special maritime boundaries delimitation software called MarZone. The Proclamation Sea Boundaries Act 1997 states the geographical coordinates are expressed using World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84).

A state can exert limited control for the purpose of preventing or punishing "infringement of its customs, fiscal, immigration or sanitary laws and regulations within its territory or territorial sea". This will typically be 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) wide, but could be more (if a state has chosen to claim a territorial sea of less than 12 nautical miles), or less, if it would otherwise overlap another state's contiguous zone.

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  • Pacific Regional Maritime Boundaries
  • Contiguous Zone
  • Niue Contiguous Zone
Identifier Niue Maritime Boundaries
Alternate Identifier
  • Contiguous Zone
Issued 1997-08-12
  • English
Conforms To
  • UN DOALOS Submission Standards
Provenance Nauru 1997 proclamation deposited with UN DOALOS
DCAT Type gis dataset
Spatial Coverage
Publisher Geoscience and Energy and Maritime Division
Publisher Name The Pacific Community (SPC)
Publisher Email [email protected]
Publisher Homepage
Publisher Type Intergovernmental Organisation
Contact Point SPC Regional Maritime Boundaries Project
Contact Name Malakai Vakautawale
Contact Email [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Economic Development
  • Fisheries
  • Fisheries
  • Geoscience
Member countries Nauru