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Detailed Seamount Information
Hikueru Atoll

IndexSMNT-176S-1427W ClassificationVery Small A1 Atoll
Location17º 35.30' S
142º 37.44' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.49 ± 0.02
1.04 ± 0.01
Plate Age47.6 - 48.6 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume762 km3 Ocean Bottom1665 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Hikueru Atoll is located at 17¿ 35.3' S, 142¿ 37.4' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 1665 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -1665 m. The seamount is very small with a volume of 761 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 108¿.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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