Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishYingzhou SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 19° 57' 46.8" N (19.963°)  
Longitude 157° 27' 18" E (157.455°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes History "Proposer:Mr. Z. ZHANG, State Oceanic Administration, China, Aug. 2011 Discoverer: R/V Dayang Yihao, Aug. 2004 Accredited by: SCUFN (Sep. 2011) In the Chinese legend, Yingzhou is one of the mount in the ocean where the gods live, and it is said people could get magical medicine from gods. Xufu was sent by the first Emperor of Qin to look for the elixir of life from the ocean. Yingzhou Seamount was one of his destinations. As this feature is nearby Xufu Guyot, it is named Yingzhou Seamount to memorize the whole history event."    
Remarks "Minimum Depth: 1400 m Maximum Depth: 4000 m Total Relief: 2600 m Dimension/Size: 40 km × 18 km"    
Removed from GEBCO gazetteer 2014    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-07-31 10:55:34 by Oset Garcia Paula
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