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Detailed Seamount Information
Fakahina Atoll

IndexSMNT-160S-1402W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location16º 01.05' S
140º 09.38' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.48 ± 0.10
1.03 ± 0.00
Plate Age43.4 - 44.2 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume1973 km3 Ocean Bottom1845 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Fakahina Atoll is located at 16¿ 1' S, 140¿ 9.4' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1845 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -1845 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 1973 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 84¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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