Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishNacala CanyonIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishFernão Veloso CanyonUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Canyon(s) 
Latitude 14° 22' 0" S (-14.366667°)  
Longitude 40° 50' 0" E (40.833333°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -14.36666667; Long: 40.83333333    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-16. Proposer: Jean-René Vanney, University of Paris IV, France. Year of proposal: 1986.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named from Nacala, the nearby locality on the Mozambican coast.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -14.366667; Longitude: 40.8    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -153386    
Part of  Mozambique Channel (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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