Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishTaieri Sea ChannelIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishTaieri ChannelNew Zealand Gazetteer   
PlaceType Seachannel 
Latitude 46° 23' 37.1" S (-46.39364°)  
Longitude 171° 18' 38.4" E (171.31068°)  
Min. Lat 46° 28' 2.9" S (-46.4675°)  
Min. Long 171° 4' 42.7" E (171.0785°)  
Max. Lat 46° 19' 48.6" S (-46.3302°)  
Max. Long 171° 36' 25.5" E (171.6071°)  
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: 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 lower continental slope, SW of Otago Peninsula, and offshore from the SE coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The name first appeared on NZ Coastal Bathymetry Series (CBS) chart 'Otago' in 1986. Minimum depth (m): 1200. Maximum depth (m): 1500. Total relief (m): 300. Dimension: 60 km.    
Coordinate information (en): Coordinates in New Zealand gazetteer: -46.409, 171.333333    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -46.39364 ; Long: 171.31068 (update 2020-04-22)    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 15237329    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -46.393639; Longitude: 171.310694    
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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