Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainEmerald Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 63° 47' 31.1" S (-63.79196623°)  
Longitude 174° 14' 14.3" E (174.23731287°)  
Min. Lat 65° 30' 0" S (-65.5°)  
Min. Long 170° 0' 0" E (170°)  
Max. Lat 62° 0' 0" S (-62°)  
Max. Long 179° 0' 0" E (179°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-11. Proposer: Steven C. Cande, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA. Year of proposal: 1995.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named in association with the nearby Emerald Basin. Vessel "Emerald" was in the region in 1821 and reported an Island, now known to be non existent.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -62; Longitude: 170    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 263220    
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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