Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishSaenal BasinIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
KoreanSaenal-bunjiUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
Korean새날분지US BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Basin 
Latitude 38° 14' 0" N (38.23333333°)  
Longitude 130° 25' 0" E (130.4166667°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 38.23; Long: 130.42    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-20. Proposer: Korea Committee on Marine Geographical Names (KCMGN). Year of proposal: 2007.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Korean research vessel "Haeyang 2000". Year of discovery: 1997. History: Saenal is the Korean term for "new day" or "new generation". It represents the new participation of the Koreans in SCUFN.    
Additional information (en): This feature has an irregular oval shape. It lies in the northeastern part of the Gangwon Plateau. Minimum depth (m): 2000. Maximum depth (m): 2200. Total relief (m): 200. Dimension: Diameter of about 17 km in the E-W direction, and 35 km in the N-S dire    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 38.233315; Longitude: 130.416641    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 10277614    
Part of  Japan Sea/East Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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