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Detailed Seamount Information
Tekokota Atoll

IndexSMNT-173S-1426W ClassificationVery Small A1 Atoll
Location17º 20.01' S
142º 34.23' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.45 ± 0.02
1.03 ± 0.06
Plate Age47.7 - 48.1 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top70 m
Volume609 km3 Ocean Bottom2205 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Tekokota Atoll is located at 17¿ 20' S, 142¿ 34.3' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 2135 m high with the top at -70 m and ocean bottom at -2205 m. The seamount is very small with a volume of 608 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 104¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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MULTIBEAM RAW DATA FILES  [ 7 FILES ] Click to expand
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