Territorial sea

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Definition of Territorial sea:
a territorial sea or territorial waters is a belt of coastal waters extending at most twelve to nautical miles from a baseline (usually the mean low-water mark) of a coastal state.
This is the common definition for Territorial sea, other definitions can be discussed in the article

This definition derives from the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

See also

The Wikipedia [1]