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Detailed Seamount Information
Tahanea Atoll

IndexSMNT-168S-1448W ClassificationIntermediate A5 Atoll
Location16º 47.56' S
144º 44.96' W
Elongation
Irregularity
9.79 ± 7.21
0.36 ± 0.32
Plate Age51.7 - 54.3 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume5639 km3 Ocean Bottom3375 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Tahanea Atoll is located at 16¿ 47.6' S, 144¿ 44.9' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 3375 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -3375 m. The seamount is intermediate in size with a volume of 5638 km3. It is very elongated in a southeast, northwest direction with an azimuth of 108¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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MULTIBEAM RAW DATA FILES  [ 11 FILES ] Click to expand
MORPHOLOGY ANALYSIS Click to expand
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