Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishTagore RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 1° 10' 50.4" N (1.18066°)  
Longitude 40° 38' 51.7" W (-40.64769°)  
Min. Lat 1° 6' 20.6" N (1.1057°)  
Min. Long 40° 41' 14.6" W (-40.6874°)  
Max. Lat 1° 15' 18.1" N (1.255°)  
Max. Long 40° 36' 31" W (-40.6086°)  
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-29. Proposer: Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation (DHN), Brazil. Year of proposal: 2016.     
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Brazilian survey vessel "Sea Surveyor". Year of discovery: 2009. History: Named from the nearby Tagore Seamount which itself was named after Alexandre Tagore Medeiros de Albuquerque, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1940-2012). He graduated in Marine Science in 1964 at the Brazilian Naval School and, from 1975, he worked on technical activities at the Brazilian Hydrographic Service (Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation). From 1986-1989 he was Under-Secretary of the Brazilian Inter-Ministerial Commission for Marine Resources. From 1991-1997 he participated in many groups of experts invited by the United Nations on the implementation of Article 76 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). From 1997 he participated, as member of the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS), in many work groups to elaborate the CLCS Scientific and Technical Guidelines. He was involved in the examination of submissions from the Russian Federation, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Barbados, Mauritius and Seychelles. He chaired the CLCS from 2007-2012. He served in the Brazilian Continental Shelf Project as coordinator of the Executive Committee from 1988-2012.    
Additional information (en): This is an elongated feature with steepness up to 19°. Minimum depth (m): 3937. Maximum depth (m): 4377. Total relief (m): 440. Dimension: 17 km X 7 km.    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 1.18066 ; Long: -40.64769 (update 2020-04-22)    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 15237328    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 1.180667; Longitude: -40.647694    
Part of  North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-05-08 00:45:32 by Lonneville Britt
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