Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAkaboshi SpurIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Spur 
Latitude 15° 16' 33.2" N (15.2759°)  
Longitude 134° 12' 53.2" E (134.21478°)  
Min. Lat 15° 14' 28.5" N (15.2413°)  
Min. Long 134° 7' 31.4" E (134.1254°)  
Max. Lat 15° 18' 38" N (15.3106°)  
Max. Long 134° 18' 15" E (134.3042°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has an elongated shape. It is protruding from the larger Kyushu-Palau Ridge to Mangzhong Basin. The single position is that of the shallowest point. All undersea features around the Kyushu-Palau Ridge are named after stars and planets. Minimum depth (m): 3489. Maximum depth (m): 5247. Total relief (m): 1758. Dimension/size: 15 km × 5 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-31. Proposer: Japanese Committee on Undersea Feature Names (JCUFN). History: 2018.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Japanese survey vessel "Takuyo". Year of discovery: 1997. History: "Akaboshi" is one of the Japanese dialect names that means the Antares Star in the Constellation of Scorpius.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14988458    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 15.276214; Longitude: 134.219456    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2019-05-15 02:08:08 by Lonneville Britt
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