Location of marine basin divisions in the North Atlantic around Ireland. A geological basin is a large low-lying area. It is often below sea level. There are five designated basins and each basin represents a large submarine depression of a generally circular, elliptical or oval shape and by depression we mean any depressed or lower area in the ocean floor.

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Theme Science
Date released 2015-06-04
Date updated 2016-10-20
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Never
Language English
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-20.0, 48.00000000000001],[-20.0, 57.00000000000001], [-3.5, 57.00000000000001], [-3.5, 48.00000000000001], [-20.0, 48.00000000000001]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-5500", "maxVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information Data provided by Petroleum Affairs Division and used in Ireland's Marine Atlas.
Period of time covered (begin) 2005-07-12
Period of time covered (end) 2005-07-12