Submarine Cables

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The location of underwater cables are supplied in this dataset. Such charts are vital to both the seabed exploitation and the commercial fishing industries to help reduce the risks of coming into contact with cables. This data has been downloaded from the MIDA Atlas hosted by the CMRC in UCC.

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Theme Arts
Date dataset updated 2010-11-18
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Language English
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-27.839785, 34.68641],[-27.839785, 55.681773], [1.04587, 55.681773], [1.04587, 34.68641], [-27.839785, 34.68641]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM65 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29902)
Provenance information The submarine cable contact details and locations were extracted from the Excel list downloaded from the Kingfisher information service's website( and Longitude were transformed to decimal degree to create a shapefile with the points of the selected cable.The shapefile projection WGS84 was transformed to ING for the only purpose of display in the Mida.Finally the cable polylines were created with the ET geowizard command of ArcGis9. (

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