Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishWestern ShelfIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Shelf 
Latitude 77° 30' 29.1" S (-77.50809375°)  
Longitude 164° 1' 55.4" E (164.0320563°)  
Min. Lat 78° 5' 17.9" S (-78.0883°)  
Min. Long 163° 13' 31.5" E (163.2254°)  
Max. Lat 77° 1' 17.3" S (-77.0215°)  
Max. Long 164° 50' 44.1" E (164.8456°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named from its location in the western part of the Ross Sea.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). History: 2017.    
Additional information: This feature is located in McMurdo Sound, east of Bowers Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land, Antarctica. The name was recorded in a scientific journal in 1983 and first appeared on NIWA Misc chart 'McMurdo Sound' in 1985. Minimum depth (m): 100. Maximum depth (m): 200. Total relief (m): 100.     
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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