Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishTagbanua HillIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Hill(s) 
Latitude 9° 7' 20.5" N (9.12236°)  
Longitude 116° 33' 33.7" E (116.55936°)  
Min. Lat 9° 6' 35.6" N (9.1099°)  
Min. Long 116° 31' 41.5" E (116.5282°)  
Max. Lat 9° 8' 9.3" N (9.1359°)  
Max. Long 116° 35' 23.8" E (116.59°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has a nearly oval shape. Minimum depth (m): 763. Maximum depth (m): 1324. Total relief (m): 561. Dimension/size: 6.8 km x 2.9 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-34.3. Proposer: National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), Philippines. History: 2021.     
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Philippines survey vessel "Hydrographer Presbitero". Year of discovery: 2001. History: Named after the Tagbanua, one of the indigenous groups in the Philippines province of Palawan. The Tagbanuas are believed to be the descendantsof the Tabon Man, the oldest confirmed modern human (homo sapiens) to have been found in the Philippines. The Tagbanuas are found mainly in the Northern and Central parts of Palawan, living in their ancestral domains, preserving their unique language, system of writing, religion, culture and traditions.    
Part of  South China Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2023-07-26 16:22:28 by Lonneville Britt
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