Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/7908
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishShichito-Iojima RidgeIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version)   
EnglishIwo Jima RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishSititō-Iōzima RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishSitito-Ozima RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
EnglishSouth Honshu RidgeUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Ridge 
Latitude 27° 0' 8" N (27.0022146°)  
Longitude 140° 51' 3.8" E (140.85104203°)  
Min. Lat 24° 0' 0" N (24°)  
Min. Long 140° 10' 0" E (140.1667°)  
Max. Lat 30° 0' 0" N (30°)  
Max. Long 141° 30' 0" E (141.5°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (2017-08-01 - current version), available online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/gazetteer/
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal: Associated meeting: SCUFN-15. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). Year of proposal: 2001.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery: History: Shichito designates a group of seven islands in this area. "Iojima" means "Island of Io," "Io" being a nearby island and "Jima" the Japanese term for "island".    
Additional information: This feature contains 15 seamounts, 5 knolls and 3 banks. Shown as Iwo Jima Ridge in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
Coordinates in ACUF: Latitude: 30; Longitude: 139.5    
ACUF unique id (UFI): -153899    
Relations 
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)  [view hierarchy]   
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