Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishMaurice Hill RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishHill RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishM. N. Hill RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 3° 0' 0.1" S (-3.00003315°)  
Longitude 53° 16' 29.2" E (53.27476776°)  
Min. Lat 4° 20' 0" S (-4.3333°)  
Min. Long 53° 5' 0" E (53.0833°)  
Max. Lat 1° 40' 0" S (-1.6667°)  
Max. Long 53° 28' 0" E (53.4667°)  
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-13. Proposer: Robert L. Fisher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA. Year of proposal: 1972.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: U.S. research vessel "Argo". Year of discovery: 1962. History: Named after the British marine geophysicist Maurice N. Hill (1919-1966), at UK's Cambridge University, who planned/led early 1960s cruises in East Africa-Seychelles region.    
Additional information (en): This feature was discovered during the Lusiad Expedition, 1962-1963. Shown as M. N. Hill Ridge in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -3.5; Longitude: 53.166667    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -154495    
Part of  Indian Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Seychellois 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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