Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAlnitak MoundUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Mound 
Latitude 28° 0' 57" N (28.015833°)  
Longitude 87° 35' 0" W (-87.583333°)  
Source US BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF), available online at
Notes Additional information (en): Located in the Gulf of Mexico. Named for Alnitak, the western-most star of three on the belt of the constellation Orion. This feature name was proposed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (New Orleans, LA). Approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names at USBGN Meeting 273; 17 July 2018.    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14619464    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 28.01; Long:-87.58 (update 2020-07-28)    
Part of  Gulf of Mexico (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2019-05-21 01:34:02 by Lonneville Britt
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