Shackleton Fracture Zone

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The Shackleton Fracture Zone (abbreviated as SFZ) is an undersea fracture zone and fault located in the Drake Passage, at the separation between the Scotia Plate from the Antarctic Plate. The Shackleton Fracture Zone runs in a northwest to southeast direction from the South American continental shelf to the South Shetland Islands.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Shackleton Fracture Zone" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

Coordinates: 60°0′S 60°0′W / 60.000°S 60.000°W / -60.000; -60.000