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Detailed Seamount Information
Taenga Atoll

IndexSMNT-164S-1431W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location16º 23.56' S
143º 08.43' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.46 ± 0.03
1.04 ± 0.00
Plate Age47.7 - 49.2 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume2575 km3 Ocean Bottom2355 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Taenga Atoll is located at 16¿ 23.6' S, 143¿ 8.4' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 2355 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -2355 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 2574 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 105¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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