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Detailed Seamount Information
Fangatau Seamount

IndexSMNT-158S-1409W ClassificationSmall A1 Seamount
Location15º 48.63' S
140º 51.46' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.43 ± 0.15
1.03 ± 0.00
Plate Age44.3 - 45.1 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top60 m
Volume1546 km3 Ocean Bottom1710 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Fangatau Atoll is located at 15¿ 48.6' S, 140¿ 51.5' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1650 m high with the top at -60 m and ocean bottom at -1710 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 1546 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 73¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

Fangatau Seamount -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Fangatau Seamount -- Multibeam bathymetry
Fangatau Seamount -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Fangatau Seamount -- Residual bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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