Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishWaiatoto CanyonIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Canyon(s) 
Latitude 44° 1' 20.4" S (-44.0223227°)  
Longitude 167° 56' 46.6" E (167.9462683°)  
Min. Lat 44° 12' 34.9" S (-44.2097°)  
Min. Long 167° 37' 39" E (167.6275°)  
Max. Lat 43° 51' 19.1" S (-43.8553°)  
Max. Long 168° 16' 48" E (168.28°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Coordinates calculated from feature     
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -44.0325; Long: 167.95375; minLat: -44.2097; minLong: 167.6275; maxLat: -43.8553; maxLong: 168.28    
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 New Zealand land features Waiatoto (place), Waiatoto Lagoon, Waiatoto River, Waiatoto Saddle.    
Additional information (en): A canyon originating off the Waiatoto River, West Coast, wandering along the Westland shelf until it merges into Milford Basin and then onto the Haast Channel. References: NIWA Chart Misc. Series No. 91; Beggs et al. 2006; Neil 2008.    
Part of  Tasman Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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