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Detailed Seamount Information
Apataki Atoll

IndexSMNT-154S-1463W ClassificationSmall A3 Atoll
Location15º 27.55' S
146º 21.53' W
Elongation
Irregularity
2.02 ± 0.20
0.81 ± 0.04
Plate Age59.5 - 61.1 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume2616 km3 Ocean Bottom1485 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Apataki Atoll is located at 15¿ 27.5' S, 146¿ 21.5' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1485 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -1485 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 2616 km3. It is moderately elongated in a northeast, southwest direction with an azimuth of 59¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

Apataki Atoll -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Apataki Atoll -- Multibeam bathymetry
Apataki Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Apataki 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  [ 14 FILES ] Click to expand
MORPHOLOGY ANALYSIS Click to expand
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