Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30354
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishDrift 8Lucchi, R. G. and M. Rebesco (2007). Glacial contourites on the Antarctic Peninsula margin: insight for palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic conditions. Economic and Palaeoceanographic Importance of Contourite Deposits. A. R. Viana and M. Rebesco. London, Geological Society. 276: 111-127.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 68° 18' 56.2" S (-68.31560966°)  
Longitude 76° 40' 55.6" W (-76.68211589°)  
Min. Lat 68° 26' 18.8" S (-68.4386°)  
Min. Long 77° 21' 5.6" W (-77.3515°)  
Max. Lat 68° 10' 7.1" S (-68.1686°)  
Max. Long 76° 1' 27.8" W (-76.0244°)  
Source Lucchi, R. G. and M. Rebesco (2007). Glacial contourites on the Antarctic Peninsula margin: insight for palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic conditions. Economic and Palaeoceanographic Importance of Contourite Deposits. A. R. Viana and M. Rebesco. London, Geological Society. 276: 111-127.
Notes Maximum age: Miocene    
Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Drift type: Elongate mounded and detached Drift    
Mean contourite type: Glacial    
Relations 
Part of  Antarctic 200NM zone beyond the coastline part of the Southern Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Antarctic Circumpolar Current (Current)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-07-22 10:07:15 by Velleman Jules
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