Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishWestern SlopeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Slope 
Latitude 77° 26' 11.3" S (-77.43648333°)  
Longitude 164° 43' 28" E (164.72444°)  
Min. Lat 77° 47' 1.2" S (-77.7837°)  
Min. Long 164° 24' 44.9" E (164.4125°)  
Max. Lat 77° 4' 44.1" S (-77.0789°)  
Max. Long 165° 4' 3.5" E (165.0676°)  
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, north of West Dailey Isle, 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): 200. Maximum depth (m): 600. Total relief (m): 400.     
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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