Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishAfricana SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishAfricana II SeamountUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 37° 14' 15.3" S (-37.23757841°)  
Longitude 29° 3' 4" E (29.05112386°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes (en): Corrected latitude/longitude (GEBCO October 2002 inaccuracy: 37°15'0"N/29°10'0"E) Updated with GEBCO May 2014.    
Previous coordinates (en): Lat: -37.23758; Long: 29.051124    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCUFN-25. Proposer: Eric S. W. Simpson and E. Forder, University of Cape Town, South Africa; and J. K. Mallory, South African Navy Hydrographic Office (SANHO).    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: South African fisheries research vessel "Africana".    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: -37.166667; Longitude: 29.166667    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -152220    
Part of  Indian 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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