Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishFaial PassageIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Passage 
Latitude 38° 33' 0" N (38.55°)  
Longitude 28° 34' 0" W (-28.566667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Corrected longitude (GEBCO October 2002 error: 28°24'0"W) Updated with GEBCO May 2014.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-14. Proposer: Jean-René Vanney, University of Paris IV, France; and Portuguese Hydrographic Office (Instituto Hidrografico). Year of proposal: 2000.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named from the nearby Faial Island, Azores.    
Additional information (en): This is a very local short cleft between islands; name used on the Portuguese hydrographic charts.    
Part of  North Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
[Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]