Inspire - Protected Sites
Definition: The dataset includes area designated or managed within a framework of international, Community and Member States' legislation to achieve specific conservation objectives. According to IUCN and adopted for the INSPIRE context a protected site is: An area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means.
Submitter: Norwegian Mapping Authority
Owner: Norwegian Environment Agency
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