Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishPalmer BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
EnglishPalmer DeepUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 64° 2' 3" S (-64.03416693°)  
Longitude 64° 37' 58.5" W (-64.63290533°)  
Min. Lat 64° 55' 0" S (-64.9167°)  
Min. Long 64° 11' 0" E (64.1833°)  
Max. Lat 64° 2' 0" S (-64.0333°)  
Max. Long 64° 49' 0" E (64.8167°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-20. Proposer: Margaret Knuth, National Science Foundation, USA. Year of proposal: 2006.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: U.S. icebreaker "Glacier". Year of discovery: 1983. History: Named after the American seaman Nathaniel B. Palmer (1799-1877), who was one of the discoverers of Palmer Peninsula, Antarctica. The feature is also close to Palmer Station.    
Additional information: This feature is located south-west of Anvers Island. It is an inner shelf depression at an intersection of three ice drainage systems. Minimum depth (m): 100. Maximum depth (m): 1400. Total relief (m): 1300. Dimension: Approximately 30 km EW at widest and    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: -64.95; Longitude: -64.4    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 9272957    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Antarctic 200NM zone beyond the coastline (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-10-26 03:58:01 by Oset Garcia Paula
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