Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainWeddell Abyssal PlainIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25)   
UncertainWeddell PlainUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF) (look up in IMIS)   
PlaceType Abyssal Plain 
Latitude 67° 6' 55.9" S (-67.11553783°)  
Longitude 20° 24' 59.7" W (-20.41659618°)  
Min. Lat 71° 15' 0" S (-71.25°)  
Min. Long 48° 0' 0" W (-48°)  
Max. Lat 60° 0' 0" S (-60°)  
Max. Long 1° 40' 0" E (1.6667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25), available online at
Notes Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO October 2002): [Min. Lat: 65°30'0"S] ; [Min. Long: 40°0'0"W] ; [Max. Lat: 64°0'0"S] ; [Max. Long: 10°0'0"W]    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named after the British sailor, navigator and seal hunter James Weddell (1787-1834), who discovered the Weddell Sea during his Antarctic voyage 1822-1824.    
Additional information: Shown as Weddell Plain in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -65; Longitude: -20    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -156049    
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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