Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainMcDonald BankIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Bank 
Latitude 75° 34' 32.7" S (-75.57573751°)  
Longitude 27° 15' 19.2" W (-27.25534025°)  
Min. Lat 75° 39' 0" S (-75.65°)  
Min. Long 27° 51' 0" W (-27.85°)  
Max. Lat 75° 30' 0" S (-75.5°)  
Max. Long 26° 40' 0.1" W (-26.6667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes Previous coordinates: Lat: -75.5; Long: -26.6; minLat: -75.65; minLong: -27.85; maxLat: -75.5; maxLong: -26.6667    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-12. Proposer: Heinrich Hinze, Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany. Year of proposal: 1997.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named in association with the nearby glaciological feature "McDonald Ice Rumple" (of the Brunt Ice Shelf), which was named after Allan McDonald of the British Association of Magallanes, Punta Arenas, Chile.    
Additional information: Minimum depth (m): 200.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -75.5; Longitude: -26.583333    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 320401    
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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