Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/5013
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishFaial PassageIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version)   
PlaceType Passage 
Latitude 38° 33' 0" N (38.55°)  
Longitude 28° 34' 0" W (-28.566667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version), available online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/gazetteer/
Notes Corrected longitude (GEBCO October 2002 error: 28°24'0"W) Updated with GEBCO May 2014.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-14. Proposer: Jean-René Vanney, University of Paris IV, France; and Portuguese Hydrographic Office (Instituto Hidrografico). Year of proposal: 2000.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named from the nearby Faial Island, Azores.    
Additional information: This is a very local short cleft between islands; name used on the Portuguese hydrographic charts.    
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Part of  North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Paula
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