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Territorial seas (Vssgt)

Definition
A belt of coastal waters extending below the mean low-water mark, regarded as the sovereign territory of the state, although foreign ships are normally allowed innocent passage through it. The width of the belt is subject to the laws of the state. (Source: Team)
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Seas (Vssg)