Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMacDonald BankIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishMacdonald SeamountUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishTamarii SeamountUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Bank 
Latitude 29° 1' 0" S (-29.016667°)  
Longitude 140° 17' 0" W (-140.283333°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -29.01666667; Long: -140.2833333    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCGN-8. Proposer: AndrĂ© Roubertou, French Hydrographic Office (SHOM). Year of proposal: 1987.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Richard H. Johnson, Colorado State University, USA. Year of discovery: 1967. History: Named after Professor Gordon A. MacDonald (University of Hawaii, USA) who made extensive petrographic studies of Pacific volcanic rocks, 1930s-1950s. This na    
Additional information (en): Formerly, MacDonald Seamount. Shown as Macdonald Seamount in the ACUF Gazetteer. Minimum depth (m): 39.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -154258    
Part of  South Pacific 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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