Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishEcuador TrenchIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25)   
PlaceType Trench 
Latitude 1° 21' 0.2" S (-1.35004954°)  
Longitude 81° 12' 58.9" W (-81.2163573°)  
Min. Lat 3° 10' 0" S (-3.1667°)  
Min. Long 81° 38' 0" W (-81.6333°)  
Max. Lat 0° 28' 0" N (0.4667°)  
Max. Long 80° 48' 0" W (-80.8°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25), available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-22. Proposer: Ecuador Hydrographic Office (INOCAR). Year of proposal: 2008.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Peter Lonsdale, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA. Year of discovery: 1978. History: Named from the nearby country of Ecuador.    
Additional information: This feature coincides with the collision area of the Carnegie Ridge with the continental slope. It is significantly lower than the Colombian Trench to the north and the Peru Trench to the south. This is due to the different tectonic processes which have     
Part of  South Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Ecuadorian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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