Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishIce Sphinx HoleIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Hole 
Latitude 71° 15' 0" S (-71.25°)  
Longitude 16° 18' 0" W (-16.3°)  
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): Discoverer: German research vessel "Polarstern". Year of discovery: 1997. History: Named from the novel "Ice Sphinx" from Jules Verne (1828-1905), French author of popular science fiction. This region of the Weddell Sea was visited by the persons in the n    
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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