Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishBabeldaob RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 11° 19' 38.5" N (11.32736°)  
Longitude 134° 45' 7" E (134.75195°)  
Min. Lat 10° 40' 32.1" N (10.6756°)  
Min. Long 134° 39' 57.1" E (134.6659°)  
Max. Lat 11° 58' 33.6" N (11.976°)  
Max. Long 134° 53' 11.5" E (134.8865°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese research vessel "Yokosuka". Year of discovery: 1995. History: Named from the nearby Babeldaob Island, the largest island in Palau.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: David K. Idip, Jr., Territory and Boundary Task Force, Office of the President, Republic of Palau. History: 2017.    
Additional information (en): This feature has an elongated shape. Minimum depth (m): 558. Maximum depth (m): 4900. Total relief (m): 4342. Dimension: ~ 145 km in length.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 15173650    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 11.34695; Longitude: 134.7026    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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