Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishVacquier SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 42° 28' 20.5" N (42.47235°)  
Longitude 139° 59' 41.2" W (-139.99479°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 42.5; Long: -139.9833333    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named for SIO geophysicist Victor Vacquier, inventor of flux-gate magnetometer and (1956-1980s) investigator of magnetic patterns of seafloor and oceanic/terrestrial heat flow.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -155918    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 42.5 ; Long: -139.98333 (update 2020-04-22)    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-05-08 00:45:32 by Lonneville Britt
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