Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishYabe SeamountsIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 23° 0' 40.7" N (23.011295°)  
Longitude 155° 23' 47.9" E (155.396625°)  
Min. Lat 22° 33' 13.5" N (22.5538°)  
Min. Long 154° 40' 57.7" E (154.6827°)  
Max. Lat 23° 28' 7.8" N (23.4688°)  
Max. Long 156° 6' 38" E (156.1106°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has a conical and distorded shape. The single position is that of the shallowest point. Minimum depth (m): 1173. Maximum depth (m): 5544. Total relief (m): 4371. Dimension/size: 155 km × 100 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-31. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). History: 2018.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Takuyo". Year of discovery: 1999. History: Named after Dr. Hisakatsu Yabe (1878-1969), a Japanese geologist and paleontologist. He made significant contributions to the early period of geological studies in Japan. His work included the description of ammonites (he discovered the Nipponites Misrabilis Yabe); the geological study of the Japanese archipelago; and the description of coral reefs. He also published a paper on the geomorphology of the seafloor around Japan.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14988757    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 22.97995; Longitude: 155.430122    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2019-05-15 02:08:08 by Lonneville Britt
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