Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMorris Jesup SpurIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Spur 
Latitude 84° 47' 36" N (84.79332255°)  
Longitude 20° 48' 47.4" W (-20.81317753°)  
Min. Lat 83° 50' 0" N (83.8333°)  
Min. Long 27° 0' 0" W (-27°)  
Max. Lat 85° 40' 0" N (85.6667°)  
Max. Long 12° 0' 0" W (-12°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-16. Proposer: Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen, Columbia University, USA. Year of proposal: 1970.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named after Morris Ketchum Jesup, an early-1900s sponsor of Robert Peary's Artic explorations.    
Additional information (en): Shown as Morris Jesup Rise in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
Part of  Arctic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Greenlandic 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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