Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/33694
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishChesapeake DriftS.D. Locker, P. Laine (1992). Paleogene–Neogene depositional history of the middle U.S. Atlantic continental rise: mixed turbidite and contourite depositional systems. Marine Geology, 103 (1992), pp. 137–164   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 36° 38' 24.6" N (36.64017636°)  
Longitude 71° 49' 2.8" W (-71.81744936°)  
Min. Lat 35° 17' 19" N (35.2886°)  
Min. Long 72° 38' 39.5" W (-72.6443°)  
Max. Lat 37° 49' 35.8" N (37.8266°)  
Max. Long 71° 7' 30.7" W (-71.1252°)  
Source S.D. Locker, P. Laine (1992). Paleogene–Neogene depositional history of the middle U.S. Atlantic continental rise: mixed turbidite and contourite depositional systems. Marine Geology, 103 (1992), pp. 137–164
Notes Prevailing contourite type: Silty-muddy    
Relations 
Partly part of  High Seas of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  United States part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Western Boundary Current (Current)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-08-06 13:50:51 by Velleman Jules
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