Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMolloy HoleIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishMolloy DeepUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Hole 
Latitude 79° 8' 12" N (79.136667°)  
Longitude 2° 49' 0" E (2.816667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 79.13666667; Long: 2.816666667    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-16. Proposer: Martin Klenke, Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany. Year of proposal: 2003.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: U.S. oceanographic research vessel "Hayes". Year of discovery: 1972. History: Named after Arthur E. Molloy, U.S. Navy research scientist who worked in the North Atlantic, North Pacific and Arctic Oceans in the 1950-1970s.    
Additional information (en): This feature is an obvious local depression. Shown as Molloy Deep in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 76; Longitude: 2.5    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -154509    
Part of  Greenland Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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