Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30282
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishEast Falkland Trough DriftCunningham, A. P., et al. (2002). Contourite sedimentation in the Falkland Trough, western South Atlantic. Deep-Water Contourite Systems: Modern Drifts and Ancient Series, Seismic and Sedimentary Characteristics. M. S. Stoker, C. J. Pudsey, J. A. Howe, J. C. Faugeres and A. R. Viana. London, Geological Society. 22: 337-352.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 52° 30' 53.4" S (-52.51484058°)  
Longitude 45° 43' 29.4" W (-45.72483244°)  
Min. Lat 52° 42' 34.3" S (-52.7095°)  
Min. Long 47° 58' 31.6" W (-47.9754°)  
Max. Lat 52° 18' 57.2" S (-52.3159°)  
Max. Long 43° 29' 56.6" W (-43.4991°)  
Source Cunningham, A. P., et al. (2002). Contourite sedimentation in the Falkland Trough, western South Atlantic. Deep-Water Contourite Systems: Modern Drifts and Ancient Series, Seismic and Sedimentary Characteristics. M. S. Stoker, C. J. Pudsey, J. A. Howe, J. C. Faugeres and A. R. Viana. London, Geological Society. 22: 337-352.
Notes Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Drift type: Elongated mounted and separated drift    
Mean contourite type: Sandy    
Relations 
Part of  Disputed area South Georgia and South Sandwich Exclusive Economic Zone: UK / Argentina (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Antarctic Circumpolar Current (Current)  [view hierarchy]   
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