Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/7156
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishFalkland TroughIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version)   
EnglishFalkland ChasmUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishMalvinas ChasmUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishMalvinas TroughUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Trough 
Latitude 52° 48' 33.5" S (-52.80930211°)  
Longitude 49° 43' 42.6" W (-49.7285044°)  
Min. Lat 53° 0' 0" S (-53°)  
Min. Long 53° 30' 0" W (-53.5°)  
Max. Lat 52° 30' 0" S (-52.5°)  
Max. Long 46° 0' 0" W (-46°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version), available online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/gazetteer/
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCGN-7. Proposer: Robin K. H. Falconer, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS Science), New Zealand. Year of proposal: 1985.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named from the nearby Falkland / Malvinas Islands.    
Additional information: The name "Malvinas Trough" is to be inserted under "Falkland Trough" on maps/charts.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -53; Longitude: -54    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -153360    
Relations 
Part of  South Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Disputed area South Georgia and South Sandwich Exclusive Economic Zone: UK / Argentina (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Disputed area Falkland Islands Exclusive Economic Zone: UK / Argentina (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Paula
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