[OSM-talk] 12nm territorial borders - useful or rubbish?

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 13:09:37 GMT 2011

2011/2/15 Elizabeth Dodd <edodd at billiau.net>:
> You mentioned that the Italian nautical border was obtained from
> statute, which sounds definitive, and then noted that the datum may
> have needed correcting, because if in statute before 1984 WGS84 would
> not have existed.

No, I mentioned that we were about to create the baseline from this
statute, and whilst still researching which was the system the
coordinates, someone else imported the boundaries from a different
official site (European Environment Agency, an agency of the European

and AFAIK nobody then checked if those were corresponding to the
official Italian version (I guess everyone was asuming they were
correct, as they were "official").


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