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: Lat: 15.67; Long: 160.08    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-22. Proposer: Korea Committee on Marine Geographical Names (KCMGN). Year of proposal: 2009.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: 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: 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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