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The Baltic Sea Bathymetry Database by the Baltic Sea Hydrographic Commission is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Additional restrictions apply.
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The Baltic Sea Bathymetry Database (BSBD), and any data or products derived from it, are not to be
- used for safety of navigation purposes
- used for route planning
- used in Electronic Chart Display Systems
- used as an aid to navigaton
When you use or re-distribute BSBD data, or products derived from it, please use the following attribution:
Baltic Sea Hydrographic Commission, 2013, Baltic Sea Bathymetry Database version 0.9.3. Downloaded from http://data.bshc.pro/ on download date
The shaded bathymetry relief outside the Baltic Sea is based on data from the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans:
The GEBCO_08 Grid, version 20100927, http://www.gebco.net/.
The land elevations displayed on this web site are derived from the US Geological Survey GMTED2010 dataset:
Danielson, J.J., and Gesch, D.B., 2011, Global multi-resolution terrain elevation data 2010 (GMTED2010): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1073, 26 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1073/pdf/of2011-1073.pdf.
The BSBD project is co-financed by the European Union Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T).