Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishHachikuma SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 29° 59' 52.8" N (29.998°)  
Longitude 154° 51' 22.1" E (154.85614°)  
Min. Lat 29° 50' 45.6" N (29.846°)  
Min. Long 154° 41' 43.4" E (154.6954°)  
Max. Lat 30° 9' 16.7" N (30.1546°)  
Max. Long 155° 0' 36.3" E (155.0101°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): "This feature has a nearly conical shape. Minami-Tori Shima Island    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): also known as Marcus Island    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): is an isolated Japanese coral atoll in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, and the easternmost land territory of Japan. Minimum depth (m): 2208. Maximum depth (m): 5789. Total relief (m): 3581. Dimension/size: 35 km × 30 km.",Associated meeting: SCUFN-32. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). History: 2019.,"Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel ""Shoyo"". Year of discovery: 1999. History: ""Hachikuma"" is the Japanese for ""Crested Honey Buzzard"". A series of seamounts and guyots around the nearby Minami-Tori Shima Island (literally, ""Southern-Bird Island"" in Japanese) have been given bird names."    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14961983    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 30.004997; Longitude: 154.846    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-07-06 17:20:04 by Lonneville Britt
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