[Talk-GB] UK coastline data

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sat Jul 13 20:00:51 UTC 2019

On 13/07/2019 20:53, Colin Smale wrote:
> Another reason to want MLW in OSM: The "Extent of the Realm" is *for the 
> most part* defined as MLWS. This is the limit of the jurisdiction of 
> normal (local) government. Beyond MLWS, the local council no longer has 
> any say - it's the UK laws of the sea, as applicable to territorial waters.

Low water mark is only a boundary of the realm when it doesn't fall 
within a "internal waterway".

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