Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishEast Adare RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 70° 5' 33.4" S (-70.09262235°)  
Longitude 172° 48' 14.4" E (172.80400061°)  
Min. Lat 70° 51' 0" S (-70.85°)  
Min. Long 172° 15' 0" E (172.25°)  
Max. Lat 69° 20' 0" S (-69.3333°)  
Max. Long 173° 24' 0" E (173.4°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes General information (en): SCUFN-19 meeting report. The features identified as Adare Seamounts appear to be part of a two ridge complex system separated by Adare Through. The feature located at the western side renamed as a ridge, a new name to be proposed for the second ridge located at the eastern side.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-21. Proposer: Fred J. Davey, Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences, New Zealand. Year of proposal: 2008.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: U.S. oceanographic research vessel "Eltanin". Year of discovery: 1968. History: Named from the nearby Cape Adare, Antarctica.    
Additional information (en): It is the eastern margin ridge of a distinct rift feature north of Cape Adare. Two other parts of the rift have been named: the central low area has been named "Adare Trough" and the shallower western rift margin ridge has been named "West Adare Ridge". T    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Antarctic 200 NM zone beyond the coastline (200 NM zone beyond the coastline)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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