Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishL'Espoir RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishL’Espoir RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 33° 0' 0" S (-33°)  
Longitude 101° 30' 0" E (101.5°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Proposer: Robert L. Fisher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA. Year of proposal: 1981.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: U.S. research vessel "Vema"; and Russian research vessel "Vityaz". Year of discovery: 1959. History: L'Espoir was the vessel of B. P. de Gonneville who claimed to have landed on Terre Australe in 1504-1505. That landing is disputed.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -154157    
Part of  Indian Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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