Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAkle SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 18° 26' 6.5" N (18.43515°)  
Longitude 126° 23' 36.6" E (126.3935°)  
Min. Lat 18° 21' 19.3" N (18.3554°)  
Min. Long 126° 17' 50" E (126.2972°)  
Max. Lat 18° 31' 32.4" N (18.5257°)  
Max. Long 126° 29' 44.7" E (126.4957°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Additional information (en): This feature has an irregular shape and a steepness of ~ 9°. Minimum depth (m): 3394. Maximum depth (m): 5148. Total relief (m): 1754. Dimension/size: 22 km x 19 km.    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): "Associated meeting: SCUFN-32. Proposer: National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA)    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Philippines. History: 2019.","Discoverer: Philippines survey vessel ""Hydrographer Presbitero"". Year of discovery: 2008. History: Named from the ""Akle"", a medium-sized deciduous tree, intolerant to shade, which is found in humid lowland forests of the Philippines. The wood is one of the best materials for cabinetmaking because of its color, good-grain quality, and durability. It is also used for gunstocks, carvings, sculpture, and musical instruments, as well as for interior finish, panels, and high-grade furniture."    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): 14961858    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 18.435144; Longitude: 126.3935    
Part of  Philippine Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2020-07-06 17:20:04 by Lonneville Britt
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