Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAgafonov SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 85° 10' 30" N (85.175°)  
Longitude 17° 43' 0" E (17.716667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 85.175; Long: 17.716666    
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: 1978. History: Named after Leonid Petrovich Agafonov (1914-1996), a Russian hydrographer who for more than 35 years led and personally participated in hydrographic works in the no    
Additional information (en): The seamount has an oval summit. The west slope is steep and slightly indented. It is located in the west part of Gakkel Ridge. Minimum depth (m): 1376. Maximum depth (m): 3000. Total relief (m): 1624.    
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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