Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishLa Bourdonnais RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 22° 45' 8.5" S (-22.75236212°)  
Longitude 56° 1' 58.5" E (56.03291798°)  
Min. Lat 24° 15' 0" S (-24.25°)  
Min. Long 54° 25' 0" E (54.4167°)  
Max. Lat 21° 5' 0" S (-21.0833°)  
Max. Long 57° 25' 0" E (57.4167°)  
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: Robert L. Fisher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), USA. Year of proposal: 1997.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named after Bertrand Francois (Mahé) de la Bourdonnais (1699-1753), Governor-General of Mascarenhas (1735-1746) who was a premier figure in history of the region: sailor, pioneer, hydrographer, visionary engineer and administrator, soldier in sou    
Additional information (en): Minimum depth (m): 2260.    
Part of  Indian Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  Mauritian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Partly part of  French Exclusive Economic Zone (Réunion) (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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