Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishNachtigaller ShoalIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Shoal 
Latitude 63° 54' 10.8" S (-63.903°)  
Longitude 55° 36' 26.3" W (-55.6073°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-27. Proposer: Boris Dorschel, Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany. Year of proposal: 2014.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: German research vessel "Polarstern". Year of discovery: 2013. History: The name "Nachtigaller" is a figure from a series of novels written by W. Moers. In the novels, Prof. Nachtigaller dedicates his life to the research of the mysteries of th    
Additional information (en): This feature has an elliptical shape and a steepness of up to 52°. Minimum depth (m): 20. Maximum depth (m): 430. Total relief (m): 410. Dimension: 16.1 km x 8.1 km.    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 14:57:37 by Oset Garcia Paula
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