Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainFilchner TroughIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Trough 
Latitude 76° 47' 42.8" S (-76.79522517°)  
Longitude 34° 30' 57.1" W (-34.51587428°)  
Min. Lat 78° 3' 38" S (-78.0605°)  
Min. Long 37° 33' 39.7" W (-37.561°)  
Max. Lat 75° 30' 0" S (-75.5°)  
Max. Long 32° 0' 0" W (-32°)  
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): [Max. Lat: 78.5°] ; [Max. Long: -40°]    
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 "Filchner Ice Shelf", which itself was named after Wilhelm Filchner (1877-1957), leader of the German Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1912.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -77; Longitude: -36    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 319888    
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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