Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMabahiss Fracture ZoneIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishMahabis Fracture ZoneUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Fracture Zone 
Latitude 1° 57' 43.7" S (-1.96213886°)  
Longitude 68° 43' 4.3" E (68.71787479°)  
Min. Lat 3° 0' 0" S (-3°)  
Min. Long 67° 30' 0" E (67.5°)  
Max. Lat 1° 0' 0" S (-1°)  
Max. Long 70° 0' 0" E (70°)  
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 "Argo". Year of discovery: 1965. History: Named from the Egyptian research vessel "Mabahiss", employed on 1933-1934 John Murray Expedition in the Western Indian Ocean.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -2.5; Longitude: 68    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -154254    
Part of  Indian Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Maldives Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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