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Detailed Seamount Information
Aratika Atoll

IndexSMNT-155S-1455W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location15º 33.88' S
145º 31.23' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.21 ± 0.01
1.16 ± 0.03
Plate Age56.1 - 58.9 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume1523 km3 Ocean Bottom1595 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Aratika Atoll is located at 15¿ 33.8' S, 145¿ 31.2' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1595 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -1595 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 1523 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 205¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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