Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishQiqiu BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishQiqiu DepressionUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 13° 22' 55.3" N (13.38203°)  
Longitude 139° 17' 37.4" W (-139.29373°)  
Min. Lat 13° 19' 0" N (13.3167°)  
Min. Long 139° 21' 24" W (-139.3567°)  
Max. Lat 13° 26' 24" N (13.44°)  
Max. Long 139° 13' 24" W (-139.2233°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has a cashew-like shape. The single position is that of the deepest point. Minimum depth (m): 4863. Maximum depth (m): 5296. Total relief (m): 433. Dimension/size: 15 km × 11 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-32. Proposer: China Minmetals Corporation. History: 2019.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): "Discoverer: Chinese research vessel ""Xiang Yang Hong 6"". Year of discovery: 2017. History: Named from the mahi-mahi (coryphaena hippurus), ""Qiqiu"" in Chinese, a kind of large oceanic fish which is widely distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of major oceans, and which is common in this area."    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14962026    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 13.393297; Longitude: -139.3117    
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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