Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/7155
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishFalkland EscarpmentIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version)   
EnglishMalvinas EscarpmentUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Escarpment 
Latitude 49° 14' 29.4" S (-49.241512°)  
Longitude 48° 14' 11" W (-48.23638°)  
Min. Lat 49° 37' 58.8" S (-49.633°)  
Min. Long 57° 2' 56.6" W (-57.0491°)  
Max. Lat 47° 48' 52.4" S (-47.8145°)  
Max. Long 39° 14' 52.3" W (-39.2479°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version), available online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/gazetteer/
Notes Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO October 2002): [Min. Lat: -48.5833°] ; [Min. Long: -55°] ; [Max. Lat: -49.5°] ; [Max. Long: -46°]    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCGN-7.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named from the nearby Falkland / Malvinas Islands.    
Additional information: The name "Malvinas Escarpment" is to be inserted under "Falkland Escarpment" on maps/charts. Coordinates revised at SCUFN-25 (2012).    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -50; Longitude: -45    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -153357    
Relation 
Part of  South Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
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