Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishGalicia EscarpmentIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
GalicianEscarpa da GaliciaUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Escarpment 
Latitude 43° 16' 11.6" N (43.26990079°)  
Longitude 12° 8' 5.3" W (-12.13479543°)  
Min. Lat 42° 45' 0" N (42.75°)  
Min. Long 12° 49' 59.9" W (-12.8333°)  
Max. Lat 43° 30' 0" N (43.5°)  
Max. Long 11° 10' 0.1" W (-11.1667°)  
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-13. Proposer: Jean-RenĂ© Vanney, University of Paris IV, France. Year of proposal: 1999.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named from the nearby Spanish province of Galicia.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 42.75; Longitude: -12.833333    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 9032559    
Part of  North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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