Marine conservation zone 2013 designation: The Canyons

This offshore marine conservation zone was designated on 21 November 2013.


The Canyons: 2013 designation map

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The Canyons MCZ is an offshore site located to the far south-west corner of the UK’s continental shelf area. The site covers an area of around 661 km2 and lies more than 330 km from the Cornish coast, making it the most remote MCZ.

Further information

Published 21 November 2013