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  • Added 12 Sep 2016
  • Updated 30 Aug 2018

This data set contains the geographic place names for features in the U.S territorial waters and outer continental shelf. These names can be used to find or define a general location. The primary sources for this dataset include the NOAA Electronic Navigational Charts. Different marine place names are displayed depending on the scale you are zoomed into on the map.

This layer is a component of Marine Place Names. map service displaying marine feature place names.

This map service presents spatial information about services across the United States and Territories in the Web Mercator projection. The service was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), but may contain data and information from a variety of data sources, including non-NOAA data. NOAA provides the information “as-is” and shall incur no responsibility or liability as to the completeness or accuracy of this information. NOAA assumes no responsibility arising from the use of this information. The NOAA Office for Coastal Management will make every effort to provide continual access to this service but it may need to be taken down during routine IT maintenance or in case of an emergency. If you plan to ingest this service into your own application and would like to be informed about planned and unplanned service outages or changes to existing services, please register for our Data Services Newsletter ( For additional information, please contact the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (



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RegionsNorth America, Samoa
MetadataDublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 20695
Data type Vector point
Feature count 19161
Attributes Info, Name, Source_File, Source_Date, Source_Scale, Source_Chart, Type
Services Vector Query API


Added 12 Sep 2016 ago
Last checked 1 Sep 2018 ago
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