EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Atlantic NAD83 Limit of '8(g) Zone'

This data set contains the Limit of '8(g) Zone' line in ESRI shapefile format for the BOEMRE Atlantic Region. The '8(g) Zone' lies between the Submerged Lands Act (SLA) boundary line and a line projected 3 nautical miles seaward of the SLA boundary line. Within this zone, revenues are shared with the coastal state(s). Because GIS projection and topology functions can change or generalize coordinates, these GIS files are considered to be approximate and are NOT an OFFICIAL record for the exact Submerged Lands Act Boundary. The Official Protraction Diagrams (OPDs) and Supplemental Official Block Diagrams (SOBDs) serve as the legal definition for offshore boundary coordinates and area descriptions.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, Mapping and Boundary Branch
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