EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Precautionary Areas

NOAA's ENC Direct to GIS web portal provides comprehensive access to display, query, and download all available NOAA ENC data in a variety of GIS/CAD formats for non-navigational purposes using Internet mapping service technology. A routeing measure comprising an area within defined limits where ships must navigate with particular caution and within which the direction of traffic flow may be recommended. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5t h Edition, 3982) CZM projected the data to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (FIPS zone 2001), meters.
NOAA's Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey (OCS)
U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, U.S. territories, U.S. waters, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf Of Maine, and Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean
Transportation, Marine Navigation, Precautionary Area, oceans, 014, transportation, 018, and Human Dimensions > Infrastructure > Transportation
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