Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/33721
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishEast Agulhas Plateau driftG. Uenzelmann-Neben (2002). Contourites on the Agulhas Plateau, SW Indian Ocean: indications for the evolution of current since Palaeogene times. ,in: D.A.V. Stow, C.J. Pudsey, J.A. Howe, J.C. Faugères, A.R. Viana (Eds.), Deep-water Contourite Systems: Modern Drifts and Ancient Series, Seismic and Sedimentary Characteristics, Geological Society, London, Memoir, 22 (2002), pp. 271–288   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 40° 58' 53.8" S (-40.98161912°)  
Longitude 27° 59' 44.5" E (27.99568549°)  
Min. Lat 41° 25' 48.7" S (-41.4302°)  
Min. Long 27° 32' 12.1" E (27.5367°)  
Max. Lat 40° 28' 28.6" S (-40.4746°)  
Max. Long 28° 26' 22.9" E (28.4397°)  
Source G. Uenzelmann-Neben (2002). Contourites on the Agulhas Plateau, SW Indian Ocean: indications for the evolution of current since Palaeogene times. ,in: D.A.V. Stow, C.J. Pudsey, J.A. Howe, J.C. Faugères, A.R. Viana (Eds.), Deep-water Contourite Systems: Modern Drifts and Ancient Series, Seismic and Sedimentary Characteristics, Geological Society, London, Memoir, 22 (2002), pp. 271–288
Notes Maximum age: Lower Pliocene    
Drift type: Mounded    
Relations 
Part of  High Seas of the Indian Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Antarctic Intermediate Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-08-06 13:50:51 by Velleman Jules
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