Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID 7579
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Name
Language Name Name source
EnglishGreat Barrier ReefIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (October 2002)   
PlaceType Reef 
Latitude 16° 25' 42.7" S (-16.4285154°)  
Longitude 147° 2' 28.1" E (147.0411494°)  
Min. Lat 22° 26' 35.7" S (-22.4433°)  
Min. Long 142° 55' 48.1" E (142.93°)  
Max. Lat 9° 13' 59.3" S (-9.2331°)  
Max. Long 152° 49' 25.6" E (152.8238°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (Updates May 2014), available online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/gazetteer/
Notes Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO October 2002): [Min. Lat: 9°23'36"S] ; [Min. Long: 144°13'30"E] ; [Max. Lat: 22°21'48"S] ; [Max. Long: 152°43'12"E]     
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-25.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Origin of name: Named after the Great Barrier of coral bordering the Northeastern coast of Australia.    
Additional information: Feature previously updated at SCUFN-12.    
Relations 
Part of  Coral Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-08-25 21:02:47 by Oset Paula
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