Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishQiaoyue SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 37° 19' 59.9" S (-37.3333°)  
Longitude 52° 7' 0.1" E (52.1167°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -37.333; Long: 52.1167    
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: 2009. History: The term "Qiaoyue" is taken from a poem in "the Book of Songs" (a collection of poems in ancient Chinese Literature) and means high mountains.    
Additional information (en): Minimum depth (m): 1400. Maximum depth (m): 4200. Total relief (m): 2800. Dimension: 43 km × 24 km.    
Part of  Indian 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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