Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainSouth Sandwich Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
UncertainSouth Orkney Fracture ZoneUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 60° 39' 52.1" S (-60.6644699°)  
Longitude 20° 44' 14.7" W (-20.73741058°)  
Min. Lat 60° 45' 0" S (-60.75°)  
Min. Long 24° 0' 0" W (-24°)  
Max. Lat 60° 30' 0" S (-60.5°)  
Max. Long 17° 30' 0" W (-17.5°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named from the adjacent South Sandwich Islands, UK.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -63; Longitude: -20    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -155585    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Overlapping claim South Georgia and South Sandwich Exclusive Economic Zone: UK / Argentina (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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