Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishSmoot GuyotIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishYabe PlateauUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Guyot 
Latitude 26° 0' 39.6" N (26.01099663°)  
Longitude 145° 34' 2.5" E (145.56737284°)  
Min. Lat 25° 33' 0" N (25.55°)  
Min. Long 144° 49' 58.8" E (144.833°)  
Max. Lat 26° 31' 58.8" N (26.533°)  
Max. Long 146° 25' 1.2" E (146.417°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): SCUFN24/45 Secretary to remove Yabe Plateau, now replaced with Smoot Guyot, from the Reserve Section. Also, to add to the remark section in the GEBCO Gazetteer for Smoot Guyot: “JCUFN domestically calls this feature Yabe Seamount”.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-24. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). Year of proposal: 2011.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessels "Takuyo" and "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2002. History: Named after N. Christian Smoot, senior scientist with the Ocean Survey Program (OSP; 1966-1993) and the World Bathymetry Division (1993-1998) of the US Naval Ocean    
Additional information (en): Distorted oval shape. Adopted from the ACUF Gazetteer. Minimum depth (m): 1060. Maximum depth (m): 4000. Total relief (m): 2940. Dimension: 110 km x 45 km.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 26.083333; Longitude: 145.333333    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -155525    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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