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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Boundary (polygon)

Metadata Updated: March 13, 2024

The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries manages a system of sanctuaries and other managed areas around the country. The legal boundaries of These sanctuaries are defined within the Code of Federal Regulations, at 15 C.F.R. Part 922 and thesubparts 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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Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 13, 2024
Reference Date(s) 2004-12 (publication)
Frequency Of Update

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS ONMS

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 13, 2024
Reference Date(s) 2004-12 (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:40079
Access Constraints Cite As: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, [Date of Access]: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Boundary (polygon) [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints: NOT FOR LEGAL USE, Distribution Liability: Users must assume responisibility to determine the appropriate use of These data. These boundaries are not to be used as LEGAL definitions. The boundaries are created with the most recent and accurate boundary information available, but the edges and/or borders of the boundaries may change due to the natural land changes, site boundary modification or higher resolution maps. Therefore, the currency or accuracy of these boundaries cannot be guaranteed.
Bbox East Long -121.103558
Bbox North Lat 37.881632
Bbox South Lat 35.55327
Bbox West Long -123.14009
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update
Harvest Object Id b4039b26-0bc8-48eb-8977-66dec1b16c1a
Harvest Source Id f705727e-6c56-4072-92cc-ce5c5c5b4688
Harvest Source Title NOS ONMS
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-123.14009, 35.55327], [-121.103558, 35.55327], [-121.103558, 37.881632], [-123.14009, 37.881632], [-123.14009, 35.55327]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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