Morte Platform

Site overview: The Morte Platform is an area of rocky outcrops with patches of sediment, situated approximately 5km off Baggy Point. The depth of the area ranges between 35 and 40 meters.
At risk:  ! This site is at risk; it currently is not designated as a Marine Conservation Zone, a type of Marine Protected Area - but should be. Decision makers in England will determine in 2017 if this site should be protected, make sure your voice is heard. Take action to ensure this site becomes a properly protected area.

Designation Status
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Marine Conservation Zone
MPA Purpose
to protect nationally important marine wildlife, habitats, geology and geomorphology


51° 14' 1" North,
4° 18' 11" West

Surface Area

25.47 km2
(9.83 mi.2 )


20.97 km
(13.03 mi.)

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