Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishDaiichi-Sofu KnollIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Knoll(s) 
Latitude 29° 53' 30" N (29.891667°)  
Longitude 140° 4' 30" E (140.075°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 29.89166667; Long: 140.075    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-14. Proposer: Japan Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department (JHOD). Year of proposal: 2001.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): History: Named from the nearby Sofu Rock ("Daiichi" means "first" in Japanese). "Sofu" is the Japanese term for "widow".    
Additional information (en): Minimum depth (m): 2200. Maximum depth (m): 2600. Total relief (m): 400.    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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