Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Alternative classification Alternative classification, try to use a different MRGID
Language Name Name source
EnglishCanterbury DriftsLu, H., et al. (2003). Three-dimensional architecture of shelf-building sediment drifts in the offshore Canterbury Basin, New Zealand. Marine Geology 193: 19-47. (look up in IMIS)   
PlaceType Contourite Depositional System 
Latitude 44° 37' 53.9" S (-44.63163542°)  
Longitude 172° 13' 6" E (172.21832791°)  
Min. Lat 45° 0' 18" S (-45.005°)  
Min. Long 171° 31' 30.7" E (171.5252°)  
Max. Lat 44° 15' 0.8" S (-44.2502°)  
Max. Long 172° 52' 56.9" E (172.8825°)  
Notes Maximum age (en): Early-Miocene    
Additional information (en): Sandy-Muddy    
Coordinate information (en): Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Part of  Southern New Zealand (Marine Province) 
Influenced by  Subantarctic Mode Water (Water mass) 
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-07-22 10:07:15 by Velleman Jules
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