Seamount Catalog
Development and Maintenance by the EarthRef.org Database Team

Detailed Seamount Information
Rangiroa Atoll

IndexSMNT-151S-1477W ClassificationSmall A2 Atoll
Location15º 08.80' S
147º 35.99' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.94 ± 0.07
1.09 ± 0.01
Plate Age61.4 - 64.5 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume4324 km3 Ocean Bottom1185 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Rangiroa Atoll is located at 15¿ 8.8' S, 148¿ 36' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1185 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -1185 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 4324 km3. It is slightly elongated in a southeast, northwest direction with an azimuth of 108¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

Rangiroa Atoll -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Rangiroa Atoll -- Multibeam bathymetry
Rangiroa Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Rangiroa Atoll -- 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  [ 15 FILES ] Click to expand
EARTHREF.ORG REFERENCE DATABASE  [ 1 RELATED PUBLICATION ] Click to expand
MORPHOLOGY ANALYSIS Click to expand
Click to return to previous page