Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishFaro-Albufeira DriftLlave, E., et al. (2005). The Contourite Depositional System in the Gulf of Cadiz: an example of drifts with reservoir potential characteristics. Asociación de Geólogos y Geofísicos Españoles del Petróleo. XXV aniversario. W. Martinez del Olmo. Madrid, AGGEP: 53-73.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 36° 44' 32.9" N (36.74248335°)  
Longitude 7° 56' 45" W (-7.94582126°)  
Min. Lat 36° 38' 50.7" N (36.6474°)  
Min. Long 8° 30' 10.3" W (-8.5029°)  
Max. Lat 36° 52' 33.1" N (36.8758°)  
Max. Long 7° 32' 46.9" W (-7.5464°)  
Source Llave, E., et al. (2007). Quaternary evolution of the contourite depositional system in the Gulf of Cadiz. Economic and Palaeoceanographic Significance of Contourite Deposits. A. R. Viana and M. Rebesco. London, Geological Society. 276: 49-79.
Notes Maximum age: Early Pliocene    
Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Drift type: Elongated mounded and separated Drift    
Mean contourite type: Silty-Sandy    
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