Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainBerkner BankIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Bank 
Latitude 75° 38' 20" S (-75.63888106°)  
Longitude 42° 54' 40.3" W (-42.91118379°)  
Min. Lat 77° 21' 0" S (-77.35°)  
Min. Long 48° 27' 42.1" W (-48.4617°)  
Max. Lat 74° 5' 42" S (-74.095°)  
Max. Long 37° 39' 47.9" W (-37.6633°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO October 2002): [Min. Lat: 77°0'0"S] ; [Min. Long: 48°0'0"W] ; [Max. Lat: 74°18'0"S] ; [Max. Long: 41°0'0"W]     
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named from the nearby Berkner Island, Antarctica, which itself was named after Lloyd V. Berkner, American physicist and an engineer with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1928-1930.    
Additional information: Adopted from the ACUF Gazetteer. References: 1) "Surface Features on Sand Grains from Antarctic Continental Shelf and Deep-Sea Cores", by Rex and Margolis in Antarctic Journal, Sept./Oct. 1969, p. 168; 2) "Possible Interglacial Dune Sands in 300 Meters Wa    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -75; Longitude: -48    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -152592    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Antarctic 200NM zone beyond the coastline (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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