Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishHabunohoshi TerraceIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Terrace 
Latitude 13° 27' 38.1" N (13.460586°)  
Longitude 134° 6' 39.6" E (134.110998°)  
Min. Lat 12° 56' 42.5" N (12.9451°)  
Min. Long 133° 49' 48.3" E (133.8301°)  
Max. Lat 13° 54' 49.3" N (13.9137°)  
Max. Long 134° 20' 28.1" E (134.3411°)  
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-28. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). Year of proposal: 2015.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2006. History: Habunohoshi is a term of a traditional Japanese dialect meaning "Southern Cross".    
Additional information (en): At around this latitude (15°N), the Southern Cross can be seen even in the Northern Hemisphere. Accordingly, a number of undersea features on and around Kyushu-Palau Ridge are named from Japanese traditional dialect terms designating the Southern Cross.Di    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 14:57:37 by Oset Garcia Paula
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