Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAdmirals FingerIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Pingo(s) 
Latitude 70° 41' 12.4" N (70.68677°)  
Longitude 132° 37' 25" W (-132.62362°)  
Min. Lat 70° 40' 24.2" N (70.6734°)  
Min. Long 132° 40' 35.9" W (-132.6766°)  
Max. Lat 70° 42' 0.9" N (70.7003°)  
Max. Long 132° 34' 17.2" W (-132.5715°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes CGND unique id (featureid) (en): 0cf0f73c849c20c39732900510ba81c0    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 70.683333 ; Long: -132.63333 (update 2024-04-25)    
Additional information (en): This feature is actually a Mound. Adopted from the Canadian Gazetteer. Minimum depth (m): 37. Maximum depth (m): 45. Total relief (m): 8.     
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-36. Proposer: DFO Science (Fisheries and Oceans Canada). History: 2023.     
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) "John A. Macdonald". Year of discovery: 1969. History: In 1969, R.K. Williams, the hydrographer in charge on the CCGS "John A. Macdonald", saw a shoal patch showing up suddenly on the echo sounder. He called Admiral Antony Storrs, of the Ministry of Transport, to take a look. The Admiral rushed over, saying "Where?" and then, "You mean that!" as he poked his finger at the sounder bending the stylus on the machine.    
Part of  Beaufort Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2024-04-25 15:19:39 by Lonneville Britt
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