Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishKaifeng SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 22° 56' 35.9" S (-22.9433°)  
Longitude 13° 25' 54.1" W (-13.4317°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-25. Proposer: Zhanhai Zhang, State Oceanic Administration (SOA), Beijing, China. Year of proposal: 2012.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Chinese research vessel "Dayang Yihao". Year of discovery: 2011. History: The term "Kaifeng" means "breeze" and is quoted from The Book of Songs (a collection of poems in ancient Chinese Literature): "From the south comes the breeze, caressing    
Additional information (en): Minimum depth (m): 1700. Maximum depth (m): 4200. Total relief (m): 2500. Dimension: 27 km × 21 km.    
Part of  South Atlantic 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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