Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishEast Cape RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 37° 5' 5.7" S (-37.08490919°)  
Longitude 179° 38' 40.4" E (179.6445424°)  
Min. Lat 37° 30' 46.8" S (-37.513°)  
Min. Long 179° 6' 25.9" E (179.1072°)  
Max. Lat 36° 26' 40.9" S (-36.4447°)  
Max. Long 179° 45' 22" E (179.7561°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Coordinates calculated from feature    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -36.97885; Long: 179.43165; minLat: -37.513; minLong: 179.1072; maxLat: -36.4447; maxLong: 179.7561    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-25. Proposer: New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). Year of proposal: 2012.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named from the nearby East Cape, New Zealand.    
Additional information (en): This feature extends 150 km NNE from the mid-continental slope off East Cape. It separates the 2400 m deep Raukumara Plain from the 4000-5000m deep Hikurangi Trench. References: Brodie, 1964 van der Linden, 1968 ("Cook" Chart); Baldwin & Lewis, 1991 ("Coo    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -37.083333; Longitude: 179.516667    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -153237    
Part of  South Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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