Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAçores Este Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 36° 6' 28.8" N (36.10798754°)  
Longitude 23° 50' 20" W (-23.83887714°)  
Min. Lat 36° 3' 0" N (36.05°)  
Min. Long 24° 53' 0" W (-24.8833°)  
Max. Lat 36° 13' 0" N (36.2167°)  
Max. Long 22° 48' 0" W (-22.8°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 36.11666667; Long: -23.66666667; minLat: 36.05; minLong: -24.88333333; maxLat: 36.21666667; maxLong: -22.8    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-14. Proposer: Jean-René Vanney, University of Paris IV, France; and Portuguese Hydrographic Office (Instituto Hidrografico).    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named after the nearby Azores Archipelago.    
Additional information (en): Old name [See Laughton A.S. et al. 1975. Mid-Atlantique Ridge to South West of Europe, Sheet 3 (scale ½ 400 000 at 41° N) (C6568). Also J. F. LUIS et al. 1994. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 125: 439-459. Also R. Searle, 1980, ESPL, 51: 4156439 (fi    
Part of  North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone (Azores) (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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