Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainBelgica GuyotIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Guyot 
Latitude 65° 30' 0" S (-65.5°)  
Longitude 90° 30' 0" W (-90.5°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes Belgica information: An undersea tablemount named for the Belgian research ship Belgica, used in the first Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1896-1899). Name proposed by Dr. Rick Hagen, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany. Name approved 6/97 (ACUF 270).    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-12. Proposer: Rick Hagen, Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany. Year of proposal: 1997.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: German research vessel "Polarstern". Year of discovery: 1995. History: Named from the research vessel "Belgica" of the Belgian Antarctic exploration cruise, 1896-1899.    
Additional information: Minimum depth (m): 380.    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 263203    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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