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Category:Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

English: The MBNMS—Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary — protecting marine areas and the adjacent Pacific Coast of California, including Monterey Bay.
  • MBNMS is the largest U.S. National Marine Sanctuary, and has a shoreline length of 276 miles (444 km).
  • The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary stretches from just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County; through coasts and waters of San Francisco and San Mateo County, Monterey Bay and the open coasts of Santa Cruz County and Monterey Counties; to Cambria in northern San Luis Obispo County.
  • The National Marine Sanctuary provides resource protection, research, education, and public use for one of the world’s most diverse marine ecosystems.
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 
marine protected area in California, USA
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Instance of United States National Marine Sanctuary
Named after
LocationCalifornia, territorial waters of the United States, Exclusive economic zone of the United States, United States of America
Located in or next to body of water Pacific Ocean,
Monterey Bay
IUCN protected areas category
  • IUCN category V: Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • 18 September 1992
  • 6,094 mi²
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36° 48′ 00″ N, 122° 30′ 00″ W
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蒙特雷灣國家海洋保護區 (zh-hant); Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (de); Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (en); Monterėjaus įlankos jūrų draustinis (lt); 蒙特雷湾国家海洋保护区 (zh-hans); Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (nl) marine protected area in California, USA (en); staatlich geschütztes National Marine Sanctuary im Bereich Monterey Bay, Kalifornien (de) MBNMS (en); MBNMS (nl)


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