Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishFactorian DeepIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Deep 
Latitude 60° 24' 44.6" S (-60.41238°)  
Longitude 25° 26' 18" W (-25.43833°)  
Min. Lat 60° 30' 45.5" S (-60.5126°)  
Min. Long 25° 42' 39.6" W (-25.711°)  
Max. Lat 60° 17' 46.1" S (-60.2961°)  
Max. Long 25° 14' 1.9" W (-25.2339°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has an elliptical and elongated shape. The single position is that of the deepest point. Minimum depth (m): 6600. Maximum depth (m): 7431. Total relief (m): 831. Dimension/size: 10.5 km x 41 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-33. Proposer: A. Jamieson & C. Bongiovanni, Newcastle University, UK. History: 2019.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Research vessel DSSV Pressure Drop. Year of discovery: 2019. History: Named in relation to the full ocean depth submersible ‘Limiting Factor’ that successfully reached the bottom of this feature, deepest point in the Southern Ocean.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 15035595    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -60.412381; Longitude: -25.438328    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2021-09-02 22:35:14 by Lonneville Britt
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