Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/33729
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishDongsha Giant Elongated drift 2H. 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 20° 15' 22.5" N (20.25625097°)  
Longitude 117° 29' 26.8" E (117.49078242°)  
Min. Lat 19° 58' 1.9" N (19.9672°)  
Min. Long 116° 48' 18" E (116.805°)  
Max. Lat 20° 41' 11.8" N (20.6866°)  
Max. Long 118° 3' 14.4" E (118.054°)  
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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