Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishYaku-Shin BankIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
JapaneseYaku Shin BankUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
JapaneseYaku-Sin SoneUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Bank 
Latitude 29° 46' 30" N (29.775°)  
Longitude 130° 22' 30" E (130.375°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-14. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). Year of proposal: 2000.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named after the nearby Japanese island of Yaku ("Shin" means "New", in Japanese).    
Additional information (en): Taken from Japanese Bathymetric Chart No. 6725. Shown as "Yaku-Shin-Sone" on Japanese charts ("sone" means "bank", in Japanese). Minimum depth (m): 100. Maximum depth (m): 120. Total relief (m): 20.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 29.766667; Longitude: 130.366667    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 9213558    
Part of  South China and Eastern Archipelagic Seas (General Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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