Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishCadiz DriftLlave, E., et al. (2005). The Contourite Depositional System in the Gulf of Cadiz: an example of drifts with reservoir potential characteristics. Asociación de Geólogos y Geofísicos Españoles del Petróleo. XXV aniversario. W. Martinez del Olmo. Madrid, AGGEP: 53-73.   
PlaceType Drift 
Latitude 36° 47' 15.1" N (36.78752426°)  
Longitude 7° 21' 11.2" W (-7.35311135°)  
Min. Lat 36° 43' 44.2" N (36.7289°)  
Min. Long 7° 33' 42.7" W (-7.5619°)  
Max. Lat 36° 51' 48.4" N (36.8634°)  
Max. Long 7° 9' 0.9" W (-7.1502°)  
Source Laberg, J. S., et al. (2005). Cenozoic alongslope processes and sedimentation on the NW European Atlantic margin. Marine and Petroleum Geology 22: 1069-1088. (look up in IMIS)
Notes Maximum age (en): Early Pleistocene    
Additional information (en): Fossilized by Ayamponte Drift, Mid Pleistocene    
Coordinate information (en): Coordinates redefined in 2014. These coordinates represent the centroid and the bounding box of the polygon from the shapefile.    
Drift type (en): Elongated mounded and separated Drift    
Mean contourite type (en): Silty-sandy    
Part of  Gulf of Cadiz CDS (Contourite Depositional System)  [view hierarchy]   
Influenced by  Mediterranean Outflow Water (Water mass)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-07-22 10:07:15 by Velleman Jules
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