Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishIchiyo HillIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Hill(s) 
Latitude 20° 55' 4.8" N (20.918°)  
Longitude 127° 22' 37.2" E (127.377°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Takuyo". Year of discovery: 2002. History: Named after the Japanese novelist Ichiyo Higuchi (1872-1896), during the Meiji period of Japan. She was the first prominent female writer of modern times in Japan. Her portrait is shown on the current Japanese 5000 Yen banknote. Ichiyo is the first name as, at that time, it was common and popular for Japanese writers to be called by their first names. This feature is associated with the nearby Great Writers Seamount Province.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-30. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). History: 2017.    
Additional information (en): This feature has an irregular shape and a steepness of ~ 6 %. Most of the Japanese writers relevant to the Great Writers Seamount Province were active in late 1800's to early 1900's. Minimum depth (m): 4638. Maximum depth (m): 5762. Total relief (m): 1124. Dimension: 35 km × 25 km    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 15175475    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 20.918; Longitude: 127.377    
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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