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Detailed Seamount Information
Takapoto Atoll

IndexSMNT-145S-1451W ClassificationIntermediate B4 Atoll
Location14º 29.22' S
145º 05.17' W
Elongation
Irregularity
2.85 ± 0.33
1.26 ± 0.03
Plate Age55.5 - 58.2 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative NamesTakaroa
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume8284 km3 Ocean Bottom2780 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Takapoto Atoll is located at 14¿ 29.2' S, 145¿ 5.2' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 2780 m high with the top at sealevel and the ocean bottom at -2780 m. The seamount is intermediate in size with a volume of 8283 km3. It is elongated in a northeast, southwest direction with an azimuth of 56¿. The edges of the seamount are slightly irregular.
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Takapoto Atoll -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Takapoto Atoll -- Multibeam bathymetry
Takapoto Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Takapoto Atoll -- Residual bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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