Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30253
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishSicilian Gateway DriftsReeder, M. S., et al. (2002). The Sicilian gateway: anatomy of the deep-water connection between East and West Mediterranean basins. Deep-Water Contourite Systems: Modern Drifts and Ancient Series, Seismic and Sedimentary Characteristics. D. A. V. Stow, C. J. Pudsey, J. A. Howe, J. C. Faugeres and A. R. Viana. London, Geological Society. 22: 171-189.   
PlaceType Contourite Depositional System 
Latitude 36° 48' 0" N (36.8°)  
Longitude 12° 33' 0" E (12.55°)  
Notes Maximum age: Early Pliocene    
Additional information: Elongated mounded and separated Drift    
Relations 
Part of  Strait of Sicily (Strait)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Levantine Intermediate Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2013-07-19 12:09:56 by Velleman Jules