Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishSadko SeamountIHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names   
EnglishMGU SeamountUS BGN Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)   
PlaceType Seamount(s) 
Latitude 12° 22' 0" N (12.366667°)  
Longitude 61° 15' 0" E (61.25°)  
Source IHO-IOC GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Lat: 12.36666667; Long: 61.25    
GEBCO: associated meeting, proposer and year of proposal (en): Associated meeting: SCGN-8. Proposer: V. F. Kanaev and Galina V. Agapova, Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS). Year of proposal: 1967.    
GEBCO: discoverer and year of discovery (en): Discoverer: Russian research vessel "Vityaz". Year of discovery: 1967. History: Named after "Sadko", the hero of Russian folklore, singer and traveller, who found himself on the bottom of the Indian Ocean, in the Kingdom of Neptune.    
Additional information (en): Formerly, MGU Seamount. Shown as MGU Seamount in the ACUF Gazetteer.    
Coordinates in ACUF (en): Latitude: 12.333333; Longitude: 61.25    
ACUF unique id (UFI) (en): -154447    
Part of  Arabian Sea (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2016-04-23 15:22:42 by Oset Garcia Paula
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