Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishA.R.A. San Juan CanyonIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Canyon(s) 
Latitude 45° 56' 26.6" S (-45.94072°)  
Longitude 59° 45' 58.3" W (-59.7662°)  
Min. Lat 45° 59' 3.1" S (-45.9842°)  
Min. Long 59° 54' 16.6" W (-59.9046°)  
Max. Lat 45° 52' 5.2" S (-45.8681°)  
Max. Long 59° 38' 29" W (-59.6414°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has a V-shape and a steepness of 15%. Minimum depth (m): 850. Maximum depth (m): 1100. Total relief (m): 250. Dimension/size: 17 km long; 800 to 1500 m wide; and 100 m deep on average..    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): "Associated meeting: SCUFN-32. Proposer: Servicio de Hidrograf√≠a Naval    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Argentina. History: 2019.","Discoverer: Argentinean research vessel ""Miguel Oliver"". Year of discovery: 2007. History: Named from the Argentinean Navy's Submarine A.R.A. ""San Juan"", lost on November 17th of 2017. The wreck was found at depth of 907 m on this feature on November 18th of 2018."    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14988286    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -45.944589; Longitude: -59.762119    
Part of  South Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-07-06 17:20:04 by Lonneville Britt
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