South Fiji Basin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

South Fiji Basin

 

(in Russian, Fiji Sea), an area of the South Pacific, bounded by the islands of Fiji, New Caledonia, Norfolk, New Zealand, and Kermadec. The South Fiji Basin has an area of 3,177,000 sq m and depths ranging from an average of 2,740 m to a maximum of 6,948 m.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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