Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30280
Status Alternative classification Alternative classification, try to use a different MRGID
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishEmerald Basin DriftCarter, L. and I. N. McCave (2002). Eastern New Zealand Drifts, Miocene-Recent. 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. Faugères and A. R. Viana. London, Geological Society. 22: 385-407.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 57° 10' 40.5" S (-57.17792213°)  
Longitude 159° 16' 25.1" E (159.27363844°)  
Min. Lat 57° 25' 38.7" S (-57.4274°)  
Min. Long 158° 57' 31.6" E (158.9588°)  
Max. Lat 56° 56' 14.9" S (-56.9375°)  
Max. Long 159° 35' 39.8" E (159.5944°)  
Source Carter, L. and I. N. McCave (2002). Eastern New Zealand Drifts, Miocene-Recent. 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. Faugères and A. R. Viana. London, Geological Society. 22: 385-407.
Notes Maximum age: Pliocene    
Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Drift type: Sheeted Drift    
Mean contourite type: Muddy    
Relations 
Part of  Macquarie Island (Marine Ecoregion of the World (MEOW)) 
Influenced by  Deep Western Boundary Current (Current) 
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-07-22 10:07:15 by Velleman Jules
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