Outer Continental Shelf Submerged Lands Act Boundary - Gulf of Mexico Region NAD27

Metadata Updated: January 12, 2021

This data set contains the Submerged Lands Act (SLA) boundary line (also known as State Seaward Boundary (SSB), or Fed State Boundary)in ESRI shapefile formats for the BOEM Gulf of Mexico Region. The SLA boundary defines the seaward limit of a state's submerged lands and the landward boundary of federally managed OCS lands. In the BOEM Gulf of Mexico Region the boundary is projected 3 nautical miles offshore from the baseline for Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama; and 9 miles for Texas and the Gulf coast of Florida. Further information on the SLA and development of this line from baseline points can be found in OCS Report MMS 99-0006: Boundary Development on the Outer Continental Shelf. https://www.boem.gov/BOEM-Newsroom/Library/Publications/1999/99-0006-pdf.aspx This file contains the fedstate (SLA-Boundary) as of March 15, 2013. Used ArcCatalog to create shape files.

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Metadata Date September 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 28, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 12, 2021
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2012 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 28, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 12, 2021
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Use Constraints: The data was developed within the U.S. Government; no proprietary rights may be attached to them nor may they be sold to the U.S. Government as part of any procurement of ADP products or services.This data is NOT to be used for any MAS products, Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -81.894485
Bbox North Lat 30.246103
Bbox South Lat 25.874910
Bbox West Long -97.211212
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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