Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishViaud RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25)   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 1° 48' 34.5" N (1.809597°)  
Longitude 76° 31' 37.2" E (76.526992°)  
Min. Lat 1° 18' 0" N (1.3°)  
Min. Long 75° 45' 0" E (75.75°)  
Max. Lat 2° 27' 0" N (2.45°)  
Max. Long 77° 24' 0" E (77.4°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25), available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-10. Proposer: Robert L. Fisher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA. Year of proposal: 1993.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Various vessels. Year of discovery: 1970. History: Named after Gustave Viaud (1838-1865), older brother and sometime inspiration of "Pierre Loti" (Louis marie Julien Viaud), who was buried at sea near there in March 1865.    
Part of  Laccadive Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Maldives Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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