Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishHabunohoshi RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 12° 48' 53.4" N (12.814847°)  
Longitude 134° 13' 17" E (134.2213942°)  
Min. Lat 12° 45' 51.8" N (12.7644°)  
Min. Long 134° 11' 42.8" E (134.1952°)  
Max. Lat 12° 51' 55" N (12.8653°)  
Max. Long 134° 14' 51.2" E (134.2476°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information: This feature has an elongated shape. The single position is that of the shallowest point. All undersea features around the Kyushu-Palau Ridge are named after stars and planets. Minimum depth (m): 3528. Maximum depth (m): 4671. Total relief (m): 1143. Dimension/size: 5 km × 10 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-31. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). History: 2018.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2007. History: Named from its geographical location, to the south of Habunohoshi Seamount. "Habunohoshi" is one of the Japanese dialect names that means the Southern Cross.    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2019-05-15 02:08:08 by Lonneville Britt
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