Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/30390
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishAgulhas DriftNiemi, T. M., et al. (2000). Post-Eocene seismic stratigraphy of the deep ocean basin adjacent to the southeast African continental margin: a record of geostrophic bottom current systems. Marine Geology 162: 237-258.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 35° 15' 19.9" S (-35.25552362°)  
Longitude 29° 13' 2.2" E (29.2172673°)  
Min. Lat 35° 27' 34.8" S (-35.4597°)  
Min. Long 27° 19' 57.4" E (27.3326°)  
Max. Lat 34° 57' 47.2" S (-34.9631°)  
Max. Long 31° 3' 12.8" E (31.0536°)  
Source Niemi, T. M., et al. (2000). Post-Eocene seismic stratigraphy of the deep ocean basin adjacent to the southeast African continental margin: a record of geostrophic bottom current systems. Marine Geology 162: 237-258.
Notes Maximum age: Late Miocene    
Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Relations 
Part of  South African part of the Indian Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  North Atlantic Deep Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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