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 (en): 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 (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 "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.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14988566    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 12.813861; Longitude: 134.222103    
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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