Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishDa Vinci BankIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishVinci BankUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Bank 
Latitude 77° 30' 0" S (-77.5°)  
Longitude 34° 30' 0" W (-34.5°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-12. Proposer: Heinrich Hinze, Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany. Year of proposal: 1997.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named after Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), who discovered and described the principle for sound propagation in water. He also designed a submarine.    
Additional information (en): Shown as Vinci Bank in the ACUF Gazetteer. Minimum depth (m): 300.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 320407    
Part of  Southern 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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