Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishSables-d'Olonne CanyonIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishSables d'Olonne CanyonUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Canyon(s) 
Latitude 45° 46' 30.8" N (45.77521042°)  
Longitude 4° 0' 50.4" W (-4.0139968°)  
Min. Lat 45° 40' 18" N (45.6717°)  
Min. Long 4° 12' 18" W (-4.205°)  
Max. Lat 45° 52' 0" N (45.8667°)  
Max. Long 3° 49' 0" W (-3.8167°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Centroid coordinates have been added, bounding box coordinates updated: (2002: Min. Lat 45.6717°, Min. Long -4.205°, Max. Lat 45.5717°, Max. Long -3.8367°)    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-14. Proposer: Raymond Le Suavé and Jean-François Bourillet, French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER). Year of proposal: 2000.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named from the nearby town of "Les Sables-d'Olonne", located on the Atlantic coast of France, NW of the city of La Rochelle.    
Part of  Bay of Biscay (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  French Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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