Parasailing area in Providenciales

The dataset is a polygon layer comprising the area on the north side of Providenciales utilized by parasailing boats. Most of the parasailing fligths in the Turks and Caicos takes place within this area although private parasailing can occasionally happen outside. The data was collected in March-April 2021.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated April 29, 2021, 17:01 (UTC)
Created April 14, 2021, 14:43 (UTC)
Region TC
Language eng
Topic Category Economy; economic activities, conditions and employment
Temporal Extent Start 2021-03-01
Temporal Extent End 2021-04-15
Dataset Reference Date 2021
Lineage The area has been drawn using satellite imagery based at the information from various sources, including tourism websites (, parasailing operators' websites (,, local surveys and knowledge. This is an approximate area utilized by parasailing boats in Providenciales.
West Longitude -72.22365
South Latitude 21.78442
East Longitude -72.15276
North Latitude 21.83753
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Department of Environment and Coastal Resources
Contact Mail Address
Responsible Party Role resource provider, custodian, owner, user, distributor, originator, point of contact, processor
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open
Data Format shape
Update Frequency as needed
Accuracy approximate
Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2021-04-14
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details published