Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishYanbaruhoshi SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 13° 15' 32.4" N (13.259°)  
Longitude 134° 0' 0" E (134°)  
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 "Takuyo". Year of discovery: 2007. History: Yanbaruhoshi 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. M    
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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