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Detailed Seamount Information
Arutua Atoll

IndexSMNT-153S-1467W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location15º 24.18' S
146º 43.76' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.07 ± 0.08
0.76 ± 0.09
Plate Age60.2 - 62.1 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume2132 km3 Ocean Bottom1380 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Arutua Atoll is located at 15¿ 24.2' S, 146¿ 43.7' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1380 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -1380 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 2132 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 113¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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