Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAkademik Kurchatov Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishKurchatov TroughUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 36° 41' 27.6" S (-36.69100961°)  
Longitude 125° 27' 22.9" W (-125.4563661°)  
Min. Lat 37° 30' 0" S (-37.5°)  
Min. Long 130° 30' 0" W (-130.5°)  
Max. Lat 36° 40' 0" S (-36.6667°)  
Max. Long 120° 30' 0" W (-120.5°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Centroid coordinate updated (2002: -36.666667, -125.166667)    
(en): Updated coordinates (GEBCO May 2014) - Previous values (GEBCO October 2002): [Max. Lat: -37°]    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -37.08333; Long: -125.5; minLat: -37.5; minLong: -130.5; maxLat: -36.66667; maxLong: -120.5    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-13. Proposer: Aleksandr V. Zhivago, Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS).    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Russian research vessels "Akademic Kurchatov" and "Dmitriy Mendeleev". History: Named after the Russian R/V "Akademik Kurchatov" that closely investigated this feature.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -36.666667; Longitude: -125.166667    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 9032671    
Part of  South Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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