Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishCenotaph SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 12° 4' 40" N (12.07777°)  
Longitude 134° 45' 53.5" E (134.76485°)  
Min. Lat 12° 1' 38.4" N (12.0273°)  
Min. Long 134° 43' 17.8" E (134.7216°)  
Max. Lat 12° 7' 20" N (12.1222°)  
Max. Long 134° 48' 21.8" E (134.8061°)  
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: U.S. research vessel "Falkor". Year of discovery: 2016. History: Cenotaphs are commonly used as memorials to individuals and groups lost in conflict/disaster. In particular, both Japan and the United States use the term for memorials as an acknowledgement of all those effected by conflict - irrespective of nationality.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: Leighton Rolley, Schmidt Ocean Institute, USA. History: 2017.    
Additional information: This feature has an irregular shape. Minimum depth (m): 1974. Maximum depth (m): 3546. Total relief (m): 1572. Dimension: 12.0 km x 0.85 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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