Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishKagen BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 22° 47' 48.5" N (22.7968°)  
Longitude 137° 5' 24" E (137.09°)  
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-27. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). Year of proposal: 2014.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessels "Takuyo" and "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2003. History: Named in association with the nearby Mikazuki Seamount. "Mikazuki" means "Crescent Moon" and "Kagen" means "Waning Moon", in Japanese.    
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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