Maritime Boundaries(Baseline, EEZ, territorial water, contiguous zone)

maritime boundary is a conceptual division of the Earth’s water surface areas using physiographic or geopolitical criteria. Without a figure, it is quite difficult to make someone understand this topic. Below is the diagram representing all of them. We already posted articles on EEZ, territorial water, contiguous zone if you want to read about them there is a link below the image.

Contiguous zone

Can extend a further 12 miles beyond the territorial seaCoastal State can detain foreign flag vessels in these zones for violation of their regulations on

  • custom
  • sanitary
  • fiscal
  • immigration