Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishRael Kedam RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 11° 23' 34.1" N (11.3928°)  
Longitude 134° 55' 44.4" E (134.929°)  
Min. Lat 10° 56' 1.7" N (10.9338°)  
Min. Long 134° 52' 3" E (134.8675°)  
Max. Lat 11° 23' 34.1" N (11.3928°)  
Max. Long 134° 55' 44.4" E (134.929°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2006. History: Named from the namesake land feature Rael Kedam Ridge, which runs along the nearby island of Babeldaob, the largest island in the Palau archipelago.    
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 a rather elongated shape. Minimum depth (m): 2490. Maximum depth (m): 4070. Total relief (m): 1580. Dimension: 54 km x 13 km    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 15175441    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 11.165764; Longitude: 134.889336    
Part of  South China Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2018-09-13 16:53:11 by Lonneville Britt
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