Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishRobert Perry SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishR. K. Perry SeamountUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 85° 32' 4.7" N (85.53463°)  
Longitude 12° 35' 28.6" E (12.59129°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates: Lat: 85.55; Long: 13.03333333    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-16. Proposer: Bernard J. Coakley, University of Alaska at Fairbanks, USA. Year of proposal: 2003.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: U.S. submarine "Hawkbill" (SSN-666). Year of discovery: 1998. History: Named after Robert Kyle Perry (1925-2001), bathymetrist for the US Naval Oceanographic Office and, in 1970-1985, marine geologist at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. He     
Additional information: Isolated elevation on "Gakkel Ridge". Shown as R.K. Perry Seamount in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
ACUF unique id (UFI): 9173691    
Previous coordinates: Lat: 85.55 ; Long: 13.03333 (update 2020-04-22)    
Part of  Arctic Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-05-08 00:45:32 by Lonneville Britt
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