Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishQilin BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 15° 13' 41" N (15.22805°)  
Longitude 129° 56' 35.5" E (129.94319°)  
Min. Lat 15° 9' 36" N (15.16°)  
Min. Long 129° 49' 48" E (129.83°)  
Max. Lat 15° 17' 54" N (15.2983°)  
Max. Long 130° 4' 54" E (130.0817°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has an elongated shape. There are 6 undersea features already named after stars in this area. Minimum depth (m): 6023. Maximum depth (m): 6582. Total relief (m): 559. Dimension/size: 29 km × 11 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-34.2. Proposer: China Geological Survey. History: 2020.     
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Chinese research vessel "Haiyangdizhi Liuhao". Year of discovery: 2019. History: Named from Monoceros (the Unicorn) constellation, “Qilin” in Chinese.    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2023-07-26 16:22:28 by Lonneville Britt
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