Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/33754
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishFaroe-Shetland Channel Drift 1M.C. Akhurst, D.A.V. Stow, M.S. Stoker (2002). Late Quaternary glacigenic contourite, debris flow and turbidite process interaction in the Faroe–Shetland Channel, NW Europe continental margin. ,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, Memoirs, 22 (2002), pp. 73–84   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 60° 45' 36.5" N (60.7601305°)  
Longitude 4° 31' 42.5" W (-4.52846°)  
Source M.C. Akhurst, D.A.V. Stow, M.S. Stoker (2002). Late Quaternary glacigenic contourite, debris flow and turbidite process interaction in the Faroe–Shetland Channel, NW Europe continental margin. ,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, Memoirs, 22 (2002), pp. 73–84
Notes Maximum age: Plio-Pleistocene    
Drift type: Elongated Mounded    
Prevailing contourite type: Sandy-muddy    
Relations 
Part of  Faeroe part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Norwegian Sea Outflow Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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