Name Details: Orca Seamount (GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN) Gazetteer)

Orca Seamount

GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN) Gazetteer Id 136566

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from . It is part of the GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN) Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

Proposer: O. Gonzalez-Ferran, Chile, 1999. Accredited by: SCUFN (Jun. 1999). Named after the cetacean Orcinus orca ("Killer Whale"), often sighted in these waters. First named by O. Gonzalez-Ferran, in a 1987 Cambridge University Symposium. Multibeam plots indicates that the feature is spectacularly cratered, hence the term "caldera".

Location

Latitude:
62° 26' 00.0" S
-62.433°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 24' 00.0" W
-58.400°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1999

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