Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishUek RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 12° 19' 38.6" N (12.32739°)  
Longitude 134° 52' 36.3" E (134.87674°)  
Min. Lat 12° 11' 40.6" N (12.1946°)  
Min. Long 134° 50' 27.3" E (134.8409°)  
Max. Lat 12° 27' 36.6" N (12.4602°)  
Max. Long 134° 54' 45.3" E (134.9126°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has an elongated shape. Minimum depth (m): 2086. Maximum depth (m): 3540. Total relief (m): 1454. Dimension/size: 32 km in length.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-31. Proposer: David K. Idip Jr. and Takamatsu Emesiochel, Territory and Boundary Task Force, Office of the President, Republic of Palau. History: 2018.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Shoyo". Year of discovery: 2007. History: "Uek" is the Palauan name for the Purple Swamphen, which can be found throughout Palau.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14988747    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 12.325775; Longitude: 134.873772    
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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