Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/4587
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishPuerto Rico TrenchIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishPorto Rico TrenchUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishPorto Rico TroughUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishPuerto Rico TroughUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
RussianZhelob Puerto-RikoUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
RussianЖелоб Пуэрто-РикоUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Trench 
Latitude 19° 55' 8.2" N (19.91893865°)  
Longitude 65° 12' 3.1" W (-65.20084991°)  
Min. Lat 19° 15' 0" N (19.25°)  
Min. Long 68° 30' 0" W (-68.5°)  
Max. Lat 19° 55' 17" N (19.9214°)  
Max. Long 62° 0' 0" W (-62°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/gazetteer/
Notes Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO October 2002): [Min. Lat: 19.5°]    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: U.S. survey vessel "San Pablo". Year of discovery: 1955. History: Named from the nearby island of Puerto Rico (also called Porto Rico).    
Additional information: This trench, under this name, was explored and sounded by submarines making gravity studies in the 1930s, well before USS San Pablo operations.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: 20; Longitude: -66    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -155074    
Relations 
Part of  North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Anguilla Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  British Virgin Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Dominican Republic Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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