Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30302
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishFaro-Cadiz DriftGonthier, E., et al. (1984). Contourite facies of the Faro Drift, Gulf of Cadiz. Fine Grained Sediments, Deep-Water Processes and Facies. D. A. V. Stow and D. J. W. Piper. London, Geological Society. 15: 275-291.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 36° 37' 0.7" N (36.61687044°)  
Longitude 7° 19' 29.3" W (-7.32479846°)  
Min. Lat 36° 22' 59.2" N (36.3831°)  
Min. Long 7° 47' 2.7" W (-7.7841°)  
Max. Lat 36° 50' 32.8" N (36.8424°)  
Max. Long 6° 52' 5.3" W (-6.8681°)  
Source Gonthier, E., et al. (1984). Contourite facies of the Faro Drift, Gulf of Cadiz. Fine Grained Sediments, Deep-Water Processes and Facies. D. A. V. Stow and D. J. W. Piper. London, Geological Society. 15: 275-291.
Notes Maximum age: Late Pleistocene    
Additional information: NW: Mounded elongated & separated drift    
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: Silty    
Relations 
Part of  Gulf of Cadiz CDS (Contourite Depositional System)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Mediterranean Outflow Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-07-22 10:07:15 by Velleman Jules
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