Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishTaieri CanyonIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Canyon(s) 
Latitude 46° 17' 22.7" S (-46.28964°)  
Longitude 170° 52' 27.2" E (170.87422°)  
Min. Lat 46° 20' 38.1" S (-46.3439°)  
Min. Long 170° 40' 45.4" E (170.6793°)  
Max. Lat 46° 12' 38.3" S (-46.2106°)  
Max. Long 171° 4' 42.7" E (171.0785°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -155712    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-29. Proposer: New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). Year of proposal: 2014.     
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named in association with Taieri River on the adjacent New Zealand mainland. "Taieri" can translate to mean "shining river" or "to smash or pulp", or it may also derive from "Makotaieri", lit. an edible fish that occurs locally.    
Additional information (en): This feature trends NW-SE on the upper continental slope 40 km south of Otago Peninsula, and offshore from the SE coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is one of the tributaries of Bounty Sea Channel. The name first appeared on NZ Coastal Bathymetr    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -46.25 ; Long: 170.78333 (update 2020-04-22)    
Part of  South Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-05-08 00:45:32 by Lonneville Britt
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