Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) (inshore) - October 2012

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Natura 2000 sites, Special Protection Areas ( SPA) and Special Areas of Conservation ( SAC) designated respectively under two European directives, Directive 79/409/ EEC (otherwise known as the Birds Directive) and Council Directive 92/43/ EEC (otherwise known as the Habitats Directive) represent some of the very best of Scotland's marine natural heritage. This layer displays the inshore special areas of conservation around Scotland. (Inshore SACs are 0-12 miles from shore). This data forms the provisional boundaries of the Lune Deep possible SAC and the Prawle Point to Start Point possible SAC as of 22/07/2010.

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Base WMS Address: http://msmap1.atkinsgeospatial.com/geoserver/ows/nmp?
Layer name:nmp:New_Marine_SACs
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