Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishHess RiseIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25)   
EnglishMellish RiseUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF) (look up in IMIS)   
PlaceType Rise 
Latitude 36° 30' 0" N (36.5°)  
Longitude 177° 0' 0" E (177°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2018-06-25), available online at
Notes GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Named for Harry H. Hess, late of Princeton University, a world leader in marine geophysics-geomorphology, who discovered this peak while abord USS Cape Johnson in 1942-1943.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: 36.75; Longitude: 177.25    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -153759    
Part of  North Pacific Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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