Mar 13

Undersea Telecommunication Cables

19 Mar 2013

This dataset is an attempt to consolidate all the available information about the undersea communications infrastructure. The initial data was harvested from Wikipedia, and further information was gathere by simply googling and transcribing as much data as possible into a useful format, namely a rich geocoded format.

Data sourced from Greg's Cable Map

Authored by Greg Mahlknecht (@thewomble_za).

For more information and updates about this layer see

License & Disclaimer

This data is released under the GPLv3.

We can make no assurances as to the quality or accuracy of the data.

1. Gpl 3.0 34.0 KB txt
Category Utilities & Communications
Tags cable, cables, fibre, map, telecommunications
Regions World
Technical Details
Layer ID 3722
Collection date Before 20 Mar 2013.
Data type Vector multilinestring
Feature count 261
Attributes GEOMETRY, Id, Name, Capacity_G, URL1, URL2, Distance_K, OverLand, NotLive, InService, precise, Notes
Services Vector Query API
Added 17 Jul 2011
Last updated 19 Mar 2013
Revisions 5 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on March 19, 2013 from Shapefile in WGS 84.


Copy and paste the following code to embed this layer as a single map in your blog or website: