Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishTbekuulii BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 11° 39' 57.3" N (11.66592356°)  
Longitude 135° 0' 25.6" E (135.0071113°)  
Min. Lat 11° 23' 50" N (11.3972°)  
Min. Long 134° 53' 37.9" E (134.8939°)  
Max. Lat 11° 55' 55.3" N (11.932°)  
Max. Long 135° 8' 54.2" E (135.1484°)  
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: Tbekuulii is the name of a saline (marine) lake located in the Rock Islands area, Koror State, 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. The Rock Islands are a World Heritage Site since 2012. Minimum depth (m): 4800. Maximum depth (m): 5023. Total relief (m): 223. Dimension: 54 km × 14 km    
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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