Snorkelling locations in the Turks and Caicos Islands

The dataset is a point layer comprising the information about locations of beach snorkelling sites in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The data was collected in April 2021. These are the exact locations of coral reef patches used by and available for snorkellers acros the islands.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated April 14, 2021, 19:23 (UTC)
Created April 7, 2021, 20:07 (UTC)
Region TC
Language eng
Topic Category Economy; economic activities, conditions and employment
Temporal Extent Start 2020-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2021-04-05
Dataset Reference Date 2021
Lineage The locations were collected from various sources including websites ( surveys and local knowledge. The dataset was prepared in WGS84 coordinate system using Bing satellite imagery as a background. These are exact locations of patches of coral reef used by, and available for snorkellers across the islands.
West Longitude -72.33779
South Latitude 21.33914
East Longitude -71.14023
North Latitude 21.96071
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, csv
Update Frequency as needed
Accuracy high
Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2021-04-06
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details published