Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMaceió Sul TerraceIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Terrace 
Latitude 9° 57' 50.4" S (-9.964°)  
Longitude 35° 21' 43.2" W (-35.362°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Previous coordinates 2011: minLat: -9.78, minLong: -35.16, maxLat: -10.13, maxLong: -35.61    
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): 3200. Total relief (m): 2700. Dimension: ~ 38 km x 40 km.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 12358117    
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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