Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : Unspecified
FeatureName: Reef Baseline
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : ReefBaseline
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : In the case of islands situated on atolls or of islands having fringing reefs, the baseline for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea is the seaward low-water line of the reef, as shown by the appropriate symbol on charts officially recognized by the coastal State.
Reference : Article 6
Definition Source : United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Clarification
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend definition. Add definition source, reference and similarity.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-11-14
Accepted : 2019-02-22
Amended : 2019-11-15
Successor : -
Predecessor : -