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OAS seaname Detail for Gulf of Alaska

seanames_id:15
Seaname:Gulf of Alaska
Sea code:58
Definition:The Gulf of Alaska is situated in the northern part of the North Pacific Ocean and bounded on the West by the coast of Alaska Peninsula, and on the north and the East by the coast of Alaska. Its southern limit with the North Pacific Ocean is the following: On the South: A line joining Kabuch Point (54 Degrees 48 Minutes 40 Seconds N - 163 Degrees 21 Seconds W), the southwestern extremity of Alaska Peninsula, southward and northeastward to Cape Spencer (58 Degrees 12 Minutes 40 Seconds N - 136 Degrees 39 Minutes 50 Seconds W), on the southeastern coast of Alaska, in such a way that all the adjacent islands, east of the meridian of 163 Degrees W, are included in the Gulf of Alaska.
Citation:Limits of Oceans and Seas, 1986 (Draft 4th edition). IHB Special Publication 23, International Hydrographic Bureau, 203p.
Deprecated:false
Metadata version:0
Keydate:2000-09-13 04:00:00+00
Editdate:2000-10-24 04:00:00+00