Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAfanasenkov SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 86° 18' 30" N (86.308333°)  
Longitude 30° 0' 0" E (30°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-23. Proposer: Department of Navigation and Oceanography (DNO), Russia. Year of proposal: 2007.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: USSR Northern Fleet Hydrographic Expedition. Year of discovery: 1972. History: Named after Fyodor Prokop'yevich Afanasenkov (1912-1988), a Russian hydrographer who participated in 38 expeditions in the northern seas of the Arctic Ocean region.    
Additional information (en): The seamount has a gently sloping summit of irregular shape located on the west part of Gakkel Ridge. The southeast slope is dissected and steep; the west slope is gentle. Minimum depth (m): 1964. Maximum depth (m): 3400. Total relief (m): 1436.    
Part of  Arctic 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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