Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAkopov SeamountsIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 67° 47' 12.4" S (-67.78676545°)  
Longitude 172° 17' 50.3" E (172.2973185°)  
Min. Lat 68° 39' 29.9" S (-68.6583°)  
Min. Long 170° 39' 36" E (170.66°)  
Max. Lat 66° 51' 29.9" S (-66.8583°)  
Max. Long 174° 10' 30" E (174.175°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Coordinates calculated from feature    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -67.786765; Long: 172.297318; minLat: -68.658299; minLong: 170.659999; maxLat: -66.8583; maxLong: 174.175    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-25. Proposer: Department of Navigation and Oceanography (DNO), Russia. Year of proposal: 2005.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Russian research vessel "Ob". Year of discovery: 1957. History: Named after Eduard Nikolayevich Akopov (1926-1991), a Russian hydrographer who served in the Pacific Fleet. He conducted hydrographic research in the Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk     
Additional information (en): Discovered during the first Soviet Antarctic Expedition. This feature consists in three seamounts with minimum depths of 476m, 726m and 1303m, respectively, and dissection over 1900 m. Minimum depth (m): 476. Maximum depth (m): 1826. Total relief (m): 135    
Part of  Southern 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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