Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishArgentine Slope CDSHernandez-Molina, F. J., et al. (2009). Contourite depositional system on the Argentine Slope: An exceptional record of the influence of Antarctic water masses. Geology 37(6): 507-510. (look up in IMIS)   
PlaceType Contourite Depositional System 
Latitude 40° 31' 33.7" S (-40.52603733°)  
Longitude 41° 56' 0.3" W (-41.93342797°)  
Min. Lat 49° 38' 28.6" S (-49.6413°)  
Min. Long 59° 36' 57.9" W (-59.6161°)  
Max. Lat 28° 1' 50.7" S (-28.0307°)  
Max. Long 24° 39' 28.4" W (-24.6579°)  
Notes Maximum age: Early Oligocene    
Coordinate information: Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Part of  High Seas of the South Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Antarctic Bottom Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-07-22 10:07:15 by Velleman Jules