Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishEast Babeldaob RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 11° 37' 33.9" N (11.62608°)  
Longitude 135° 7' 36.6" E (135.12682°)  
Min. Lat 11° 20' 55.7" N (11.3488°)  
Min. Long 134° 58' 0.1" E (134.9667°)  
Max. Lat 11° 53' 52.8" N (11.898°)  
Max. Long 135° 19' 7.7" E (135.3188°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version), available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2006. History: Named from its location, to the east of the nearby Babeldaob Island, the largest island in Palau.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: David K. Idip, Jr., Territory and Boundary Task Force, Office of the President, Republic of Palau. History: 2017.    
Additional information: This feature has an elongated shape. Minimum depth (m): 2253. Maximum depth (m): 4800. Total relief (m): 2547. Dimension: ~ 70 km long    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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