Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30320
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishBarra Fan DriftKnutz, P. C., et al. (2002). Glacimarine slope sedimentation, contourite drifts and bottom current pathways on the Barra Fan, UK North Atlantic margin. Marine Geology 188: 129-146.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 57° 5' 48.1" N (57.09670005°)  
Longitude 10° 15' 31.5" W (-10.2587499°)  
Min. Lat 57° 5' 7" N (57.0853°)  
Min. Long 10° 23' 20.6" W (-10.3891°)  
Max. Lat 57° 6' 36.8" N (57.1102°)  
Max. Long 10° 8' 50.1" W (-10.1473°)  
Source Knutz, P. C., et al. (2002). Glacimarine slope sedimentation, contourite drifts and bottom current pathways on the Barra Fan, UK North Atlantic margin. Marine Geology 188: 129-146.
Notes Maximum age: Late Pleistocene    
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-muddy    
Relations 
Part of  United Kingdom part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Norwegian Sea 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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