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Hotspot Lesson: Samoa - Activity Calculated Ages Table
File Name w01.d04.792.calculated.age.samoan.seamounts.pdf
Data Type spreadsheet
Computer Program Microsoft Excel 2003
File Size 38.00 KB - 2 files [ pdf,xls ]
Expert Level High School (Grade 9-12)
Contributor ERESE Database Team
Source Jamie A. Russell
Resource Matrix The Formation of Seamounts
This table provides the calculated ages for the Samoan islands and seamounts using a Pacific Plate velocity of 7 cm/year. This table can be used as a guideline for the approximate ages the students will calculate since a different plate velocity may be used in the calculations.
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