Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
UncertainKosminskaya Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
UncertainKosminskaja Fracture ZoneUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 61° 45' 23.9" S (-61.75665°)  
Longitude 29° 0' 36" W (-29.01°)  
Min. Lat 61° 54' 47.9" S (-61.9133°)  
Min. Long 29° 54' 0" W (-29.9°)  
Max. Lat 61° 36' 0" S (-61.6°)  
Max. Long 28° 7' 12" W (-28.12°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO May 2004): [Min. Lat: -61.45°] ; [Min. Long: -30.75°] ; [Max. Lat: -61.6333°] ; [Max. Long: -29.5833°]    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-12. Proposer: Gleb B. Udintsev, Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS). Year of proposal: 1997.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Russian research vessel "Akademik Boris Petrov". Year of discovery: 1995. History: Named after the Russian Professor I. P. Kosminskaya (1916-1996), pioneering marine geophysicist, specialist in deep structure of lithosphere of oceans and conti    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -61.533333; Longitude: -30.333333    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 343939    
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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