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Detailed Seamount Information
Tikehau Atoll

IndexSMNT-150S-1482W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location14º 59.98' S
148º 10.71' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.46 ± 0.04
1.02 ± 0.00
Plate Age63.5 - 65.1 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative NamesTikenau
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top10 m
Volume2441 km3 Ocean Bottom1760 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Tikehau Atoll is located at 15¿ 0' S, 148¿ 10.7' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1750 m high with the top at -10 m and ocean bottom at -1760 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 2440 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 48¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

Tikehau Atoll -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Tikehau Atoll -- Multibeam bathymetry
Tikehau Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Tikehau Atoll -- Residual bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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