Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishPaoanui RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 40° 5' 17.3" S (-40.08814°)  
Longitude 177° 51' 40.9" E (177.86135°)  
Min. Lat 40° 17' 49.5" S (-40.2971°)  
Min. Long 177° 36' 55.9" E (177.6155°)  
Max. Lat 39° 51' 44" S (-39.8622°)  
Max. Long 178° 5' 32.2" E (178.0923°)  
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 in association with Paoanui Point on the adjacent New Zealand mainland. Lit. "paoa": smoke; "nui": big.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-29. Proposer: New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). History: 2016.    
Additional information: This NE-SW trending feature is located approximately 80 km offshore from the E coast of the North Island of New Zealand on the lower continental slope. The name first appeared on NZ Coastal Bathymetry Series (CBS) chart 'Turnagain' in 1976. Minimum depth (m): 500. Maximum depth (m): 2200. Total relief (m): 1700. Dimension: 50 km    
Part of  South Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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