Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishOariki SeavalleyNew Zealand Gazetteer   
PlaceType Valley 
Latitude 37° 30' 40.8" S (-37.511342°)  
Longitude 177° 22' 37.9" E (177.377191°)  
Source New Zealand Gazetteer, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): Feature description: A north-south aligned valley approximately 16km east of Whakaari/White Island. History/Origin/Meaning: It is likely that the name relates to ‘oariki’, which are the sideboards of a canoe, given that the feature has a canoe-like shape.    
Part of  South Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2019-05-27 15:51:18 by Lonneville Britt
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