Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainPitman Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 64° 59' 43.7" S (-64.9954612°)  
Longitude 169° 52' 46.9" W (-169.87970724°)  
Min. Lat 69° 38' 35.5" S (-69.6432°)  
Min. Long 180° 0' 0" W (-180°)  
Max. Lat 60° 37' 28.2" S (-60.6245°)  
Max. Long 179° 59' 59.6" E (179.9999°)  
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-10. Proposer: Steven C. Cande, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA; William F. Haxby, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory (L-DGO), USA; and C. Raymond, USA. Year of proposal: 1992.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named after the American geophysicist Walter C. Pitman III (1931-), a pioneer in the theory of seafloor spreading.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -64.5; Longitude: -170    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 11257    
Part of  South Pacific 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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