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The Orkney Islands (Landing of Crabs and Lobsters) Order 2016

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Article 6(1)

SCHEDULE 2DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIFIED WATERS

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1.  In this Schedule—

“co-ordinate” means a co-ordinate defined on the World Geodetic 1984 Datum(1); and

“Scottish inshore waters” means the area adjacent to the coast of Scotland and within the Scottish zone, and to the landward of a limit of six miles from the baseline from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, up to the mean high-water mark of ordinary spring tides.

Description of the specified waters

2.—(1) That part of Scottish inshore waters which is bounded by the lines (the topographical descriptions of which are provided in the fourth column of the following table) which join in sequential order the co-ordinates listed and identified in the first, second and third columns.

Co-ordinateNorth LatitudeWest LongitudeTopographical description of boundary line
158°38.70′002°42.65′Loxodrome
258°38.59′002°57.18′Loxodrome
358°39.86′002°58.46′Loxodrome
458°42.06′003°01.84′Loxodrome
558°44.16′003°09.38′Loxodrome
658°43.78′003°11.19′Loxodrome
758°42.89′003°13.49′Loxodrome
858°42.86′003°14.51′Loxodrome
958°43.84′003°19.91′Loxodrome
1058°45.48′003°30.04′Seaward limit of Scottish inshore waters
1158°38.70′002°42.65′

(2) Those parts of Scottish inshore waters which are adjacent to the following Scottish islands (the centroid co-ordinates of which are listed in the second and third columns of the following table) and are bounded to the north, east, south and west by the seaward limit of Scottish inshore waters.

IslandNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
Sule Stack59°01.44′004°30.38′
Sule Skerry59°05.12′004°24.43′
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Definitions of the World Geodetic System 1984 datum and co-ordinate reference system are available via EPSG GeodeticParameter Registry at EPSG:6326 (http://epsg.io/6326-datum) and EPSG:4326 (http://epsg.io/4326).

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