Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/33727
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishDongsha Giant Elongated drift 1H. Li, Y. Wang, W. Zhu, Q. Xu, Y. He, W. Tang, H. Zhuo, D. Wang, J. Wu, D. Li (2013). Seismic characteristics and processes of the Plio-Quaternary unidirectionally migrating channels and contourites in the northern slope of the South China Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 43 (2013), pp. 370–380   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 17° 1' 41" N (17.02806739°)  
Longitude 110° 58' 55.1" E (110.9819699°)  
Min. Lat 16° 32' 44.9" N (16.5458°)  
Min. Long 110° 36' 3.6" E (110.601°)  
Max. Lat 17° 21' 15.8" N (17.3544°)  
Max. Long 111° 28' 22.8" E (111.473°)  
Source H. Li, Y. Wang, W. Zhu, Q. Xu, Y. He, W. Tang, H. Zhuo, D. Wang, J. Wu, D. Li (2013). Seismic characteristics and processes of the Plio-Quaternary unidirectionally migrating channels and contourites in the northern slope of the South China Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 43 (2013), pp. 370–380
Notes Drift type: Elongated Mounded    
Prevailing contourite type: Silty-muddy    
Relations 
Part of  Paracel Islands part of the South China Sea (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  South China Sea Water Circulation (Current)  [view hierarchy]   
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