Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishRaff SeamountsIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 44° 9' 0" N (44.15°)  
Longitude 141° 48' 0" W (-141.8°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named after Arthur D. Raff, SIO electronics engineer who led/ carried out (with Ronald G. Mason, SIO) the 1954-1955 USC and GS Pioneer magnetic surveys off California-Oregon-Washington. This mid-1950s profiling discovered the magnetic lineations    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -155105    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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