Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishRaijin BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 23° 16' 40.8" N (23.27799°)  
Longitude 143° 32' 11.7" E (143.53659°)  
Min. Lat 23° 5' 16" N (23.0878°)  
Min. Long 143° 21' 30.3" E (143.3584°)  
Max. Lat 23° 28' 12.7" N (23.4702°)  
Max. Long 143° 44' 31.6" E (143.7421°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has a distorded oval shape. The single position is that of the deepest point. Minimum depth (m): 4824. Maximum depth (m): 5497. Total relief (m): 673. Dimension/size: 50 km × 25 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 ""Shoyo"". Year of discovery: 2001. History: Named from the nearby Raijin Seamount."    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14962027    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 23.310197; Longitude: 143.544    
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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