Factorian Deep

[ fak-tawr-ee-uhn deep ]

  1. the deepest known place in the Southern Ocean, located at the far southern end of the South Sandwich Trench at a depth of 24,383 feet (7,432 meters).

Origin of Factorian Deep

First recorded in 2015–20; name proposed by Victor Vescovo, U.S. investor, retired naval officer, space tourist, and undersea explorer (born 1966), who piloted the deep-submergence vehicle (DSV) Limiting Factor there (2019)

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