Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMaceió Norte TerraceIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Terrace 
Latitude 9° 16' 56.4" S (-9.28233333°)  
Longitude 34° 45' 58.2" W (-34.76616667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Previous coordinates 2011: minLat: -8.99, minLong: -34.52, maxLat: -9.58, maxLong: -35.02    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-23. Proposer: Brazilian Navy Hydrographic Center of the Brazilian Hydrographic Office (DHN). Year of proposal: 2010.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Brazilian survey vessel "Sirius". Year of discovery: 1994. History: Named from the nearby city of Maceió, the capital of Alagoas State, Brazil. This name has been used by the Brazilian scientific community since 1970s.    
Additional information (en): This feature has an irregular triangle shape. Minimum depth (m): 500. Maximum depth (m): 3800. Total relief (m): 3300. Dimension: ~ 60 km x 45 km.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 12358116    
Part of  South Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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