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Detailed Seamount Information
Kauehi Atoll

IndexSMNT-159S-1451W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location15º 52.64' S
145º 08.93' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.22 ± 0.06
1.02 ± 0.00
Plate Age52.5 - 58.1 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top95 m
Volume1461 km3 Ocean Bottom1630 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Kauehi Atoll is located at 15¿ 52.6' S, 145¿ 8.9' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1535 m high with the top at -95 m and ocean bottom at -1630 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 1461 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 77¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 1 SEAMOUNT MAP AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

Kauehi Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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