Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishIchiyo SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishIchiyō SeamountUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 22° 56' 50.2" N (22.94728°)  
Longitude 142° 32' 25.3" E (142.54036°)  
Min. Lat 22° 53' 31.5" N (22.8921°)  
Min. Long 142° 29' 26" E (142.4906°)  
Max. Lat 23° 0' 36.1" N (23.01°)  
Max. Long 142° 35' 20.1" E (142.5889°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has a slightly elongated shape. Minimum depth (m): 1510. Maximum depth (m): 3160. Total relief (m): 1650. Dimension/size: 10 km × 10 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-32. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). History: 2019.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): "Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel ""Takuyo"". Year of discovery: 1993. History: Named after the Japanese novelist Ichiyo Higuchi (1872-1896), during the Meiji period of Japan. She was the first prominent female writer of modern times in Japan. Her portrait is shown on the current Japanese 5000 Yen banknote. Ichiyo is the first name as, at that time, it was common and popular for Japanese writers to be called by their first names."    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14988289    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 22.947281; Longitude: 142.540361    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-07-06 17:20:04 by Lonneville Britt
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