[talk-au] Australia maritime boundaries - Geoscience Australia
theswavu at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 03:48:09 UTC 2018
Yeap, maritime boundaries have been on my "todo list" for a while now.
However, I was waiting for GA to release an updated dataset that will
have the new boundaries arising from recent treaty negotiations with
East Timor. I'd suggest waiting till then.
On 01/09/18 10:53, Lee Mason wrote:
> Except for the territorial boundary, Australia’s maritime boundaries in
> OpenStreetMap are incomplete. I have found two potential data sources
> for import from Geoscience Australia. Both are CC-BY-4.0 and I believe
> the waiver for GSA covers these datasets, but I ask here to be 100% certain.
> Link to the waiver:
> Includes boundaries of the exclusive economic zone, contiguous zone and
> territorial sea (already in map):
> Includes coastal water boundaries:
> At present, state and territory admin borders in OSM (admin_level =4)
> extend out to Australia’s maritime territorial border (admin_level=2).
> It appears that the proper form would be to extend to coastal water
> limits instead.
> Any import would be fairly straight forward, just needs to be carefully
> integrated with the existing state/territory boundaries and the recently
> imported marine parks of Commonwealth waters (which are within the EEZ,
> but outside of coastal waters).
> Geoscience Australia has a useful list of maritime boundary definitions:
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