Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishSeelig SaddleIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Saddle 
Latitude 67° 4' 3.8" S (-67.06773°)  
Longitude 163° 49' 25.3" E (163.82369°)  
Min. Lat 67° 16' 35.4" S (-67.2765°)  
Min. Long 163° 47' 48.4" E (163.7968°)  
Max. Lat 66° 51' 32.2" S (-66.859°)  
Max. Long 163° 51' 2.1" E (163.8506°)  
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: Probably named after Walter Roy Seelig (1920-2005), who was the National Science Foundation Representative in Christchurch during eleven United States Antarctic Research Program austral deployments between 1971 and 1986. In 1964-65 he was scientific coordinator for the United States / New Zealand Ross Sea Islands Survey conducted from the USCGC "Glacier".    
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 the Southern Ocean, southeast of Buckle Island, Balleny Islands. The name first appeared on Island Bathymetry Series (IBS) chart 'Buckle Island' in 1969. Minimum depth (m): 2055. Maximum depth (m): 2400. Total relief (m): 345.     
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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