Protected Areas in the Turks and Caicos, 2020

The dataset is a polygon shapefile layer comprising boundaries of the protected areas in Turks and Caicos Islands with general information (name, area). It also includes the information about the type of the protected area and whether it is accepted or proposed in the National Parks Ordinance.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated July 1, 2021, 11:24 (UTC)
Created October 29, 2020, 19:43 (UTC)
Region TC
Language eng
Topic Category Environment; environmental resources, protection and conservation
Temporal Extent Start 2019-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2020-10-31
Dataset Reference Date 2020
Lineage Borders have been drawn using available satellite and aerial images and are based at the Turks and Caicos government regulations.
West Longitude -72.474
South Latitude 21.133
East Longitude -71.082
North Latitude 21.963
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, publisher and author
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open
Data Format shape
Update Frequency as needed
Accuracy unknown
Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2020-01-07
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details published