Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishWest Shetland CDSKnutz, P. C. and J. A. Cartwright (2004). 3D Anatomy of Late Neogene Contourite Drifts and Associated Mass Flows in the Faroe-Shetland Basin. 3D Seismic Technology: Application to the Exploration of Sedimentary Basins. R. J. Davies, J. A. Cartwright, S. A. Stewart, M. Lappin and J. R. Underhill. London, Geological Society. 29: 63-72.   
PlaceType Contourite Depositional System 
Latitude 61° 52' 30" N (61.8749978°)  
Longitude 1° 29' 53.2" W (-1.49810227°)  
Min. Lat 60° 54' 32.3" N (60.909°)  
Min. Long 3° 44' 22.3" W (-3.7395°)  
Max. Lat 62° 40' 8.9" N (62.6691°)  
Max. Long 0° 47' 17.5" E (0.7882°)  
Notes Maximum age: Neogene    
Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Part of  United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Norwegian Sea Outflow Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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