Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishBaekdu GuyotIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Guyot 
Latitude 15° 38' 15.3" N (15.63757462°)  
Longitude 160° 4' 15.5" E (160.0709737°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 15.67; Long: 160.08    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-22. Proposer: Korea Committee on Marine Geographical Names (KCMGN). Year of proposal: 2009.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Korean research vessel "Onnuri". Year of discovery: 2001. History: Named from the volcanic Mountain "Baekdu" in North Korea, which is the highest mountain of the Korean peninsula. Baekdu Mt. has been worshiped by the neighboring people through    
Additional information (en): This feature is linked to Zubov Seamount through a common base at a depth of 5500 meters. Minimum depth (m): 1100. Maximum depth (m): 4750. Total relief (m): 3650. Dimension: 55 km x 40 km, with a round shape.    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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