Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainExplora EscarpmentIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Escarpment 
Latitude 70° 35' 37.8" S (-70.59383757°)  
Longitude 14° 51' 5.7" W (-14.85159038°)  
Min. Lat 71° 18' 0" S (-71.3°)  
Min. Long 19° 0' 0" W (-19°)  
Max. Lat 69° 48' 0" S (-69.8°)  
Max. Long 11° 0' 0" W (-11°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes Previous coordinates: Lat: -70.55; Long: -15; minLat: -71.3; minLong: -19; maxLat: -69.8; maxLong: -11    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-12. Proposer: Heinrich Hinze, Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany. Year of proposal: 1997.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: German research vessel "Explora". Year of discovery: 1977. History: Named from the German research vessel "Explora", which carried out geophysical research work (1977-1980) which revealed this escarpment structure.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -70.55; Longitude: -15    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 319887    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Antarctic 200NM zone beyond the coastline (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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