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General
Data set name

Bathymetry of the Northeast Atlantic (1:2.4 million)

Data holding centreUnited Kingdom Hydrographic Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1975 to 1983 (publication date)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North East Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

A series of 1:2,400,000 (at 41 degrees) mercator charts showing the bathymetry of the northeast Atlantic Ocean with bathymetric contours at 100m intervals. The four sheets are as follows: C6566 Sheet 1. Reykjanes ridge to Rockall Plateau. C6567 Sheet 2. Continental margin around the British Isles. C6568 Sheet 3. Mid-Atlantic Ridge to South west Europe. C6570 Sheet 5. Continental margin off North-west Africa.

OriginatorsUnited Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Data web sitehttp://www.ukho.gov.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationUnited Kingdom Hydrographic Office
AvailabilityCollection cost charge; licence
ContactEdward Hosken (Head of Hydrographic Data Services)
Address

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

Taunton
Somerset
TA1 2DN
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1823 337900
Emailedward.hosken@ukho.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1027003
Global identifier374
Last revised2009-05-22