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Detailed Seamount Information
Pukapuka Seamount

IndexSMNT-148S-1388W ClassificationSmall B1 Seamount
Location14º 49.49' S
138º 49.13' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.37 ± 0.07
1.33 ± 0.08
Plate Age41.5 - 41.9 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top265 m
Volume1188 km3 Ocean Bottom3645 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Pukapuka Seamount is located at 14¿ 49.5' S, 138¿ 49.1' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 3380 m high with the top at -265 m and ocean bottom at -3645 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 1187 km3. It is relatively round with little elongation and an azimuth of 129¿. The edges of the seamount are slightly irregular.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

Pukapuka Seamount -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Pukapuka Seamount -- Multibeam bathymetry
Pukapuka Seamount -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Pukapuka Seamount -- Residual bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
GRID FILES  [ 4 SEAMOUNT FILES AND 2 REGIONAL FILES ] Click to expand
MULTIBEAM RAW DATA FILES  [ 10 FILES ] Click to expand
MORPHOLOGY ANALYSIS Click to expand
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