[USC02] 33 USC 1107: Definitions
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33 USC 1107: Definitions Text contains those laws in effect on September 17, 2020
From Title 33-NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERSCHAPTER 22-SEA GRANT COLLEGES AND MARINE SCIENCE DEVELOPMENTSUBCHAPTER I-MARINE RESOURCES AND ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT

§1107. Definitions

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term "marine science" shall be deemed to apply to oceanographic and scientific endeavors and disciplines, and engineering and technology in and with relation to the marine environment; and the term "marine environment" shall be deemed to include (a) the oceans, (b) the Continental Shelf of the United States, (c) the Great Lakes, (d) seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coasts of the United States to the depth of two hundred meters, or beyond that limit, to where the depths of the superjacent waters admit of the exploitation of the natural resources of such areas, (e) the seabed and subsoil of similar submarine areas adjacent to the coasts of islands which comprise United States territory, and (f) the resources thereof.

( Pub. L. 89–454, title I, §8, June 17, 1966, 80 Stat. 208 ; Pub. L. 89–688, §2(b), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 1001 .)

Amendments

1966-Pub. L. 89–688 substituted "this title" for "this Act", which, for purposes of codification, has been changed to "this subchapter".