Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishPetrov SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2014-06-01)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 66° 15' 37.5" S (-66.26042869°)  
Longitude 165° 52' 56.5" E (165.8823679°)  
Min. Lat 66° 22' 12" S (-66.37°)  
Min. Long 165° 44' 12.1" E (165.7367°)  
Max. Lat 66° 9' 11.9" S (-66.1533°)  
Max. Long 166° 2' 35.9" E (166.0433°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2014-06-01), available online at
Notes Coordinates calculated from feature    
Previous coordinates: Lat: -66.260429; Long: 165.882368; minLat: -66.37; minLong: 165.7367; maxLat: -66.1533; maxLong: 166.0433    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-25. Proposer: Head Department of Navigation and Oceanography (HDNO), Russian Federation. Year of proposal: 2004    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: Discoverer: Russian Research Vessel "Professor Vize". Year of discovery: 1983. Origin of name: Named after Andrey Vasil¿yevich Petrov (1927-1974), a Russian hydrographers who served in hydrographic subdivisions of the Pacific Fleet. He participated in hydrographic research of the Far East seas and was involved in the development of technical aids of the World Ocean study and exploitation.    
Additional information: The seamount is located east of the Balleny Islands. It has an irregular shape with a slope steepness of 14°-18°.    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2014-08-25 21:02:47 by Oset Garcia Paula
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