Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishWangdol CanyonIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25 - current version)   
PlaceType Canyon 
Latitude 36° 46' 31.6" N (36.77544°)  
Longitude 129° 55' 11.9" E (129.91997°)  
Min. Lat 36° 45' 55.6" N (36.7655°)  
Min. Long 129° 52' 33.7" E (129.876°)  
Max. Lat 36° 46' 45" N (36.7792°)  
Max. Long 129° 57' 52" E (129.9644°)  
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: Korean research vessel "Haeyang 2000". Year of discovery: 1996. History: Named from the nearby Wangdol Reef (Wangdol Cho in Korean). Wangdol is the Korean for "great stone".    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: Korea Committee on Geographical Names (KCGN). History: 2017.    
Additional information: This feature has a V-shape and a steepness of 10°. Minimum depth (m): 570. Maximum depth (m): 1600. Total relief (m): 1030. Dimension: 10.4 km x 1.5 km    
Part of  Japan Sea/East Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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