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Detailed Seamount Information
Reao Atoll

IndexSMNT-185S-1364W ClassificationSmall A2 Atoll
Location18º 32.51' S
136º 24.10' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.94 ± 0.06
1.00 ± 0.00
Plate Age36.1 - 36.8 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume1622 km3 Ocean Bottom2005 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Reao Atoll is located at 18¿ 32.5' S, 136¿ 24.1' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 2005 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -2005 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 1621 km3. It is slightly elongated in a southeast, northwest direction with an azimuth of 109¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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MULTIBEAM RAW DATA FILES  [ 1 FILE ] Click to expand
MORPHOLOGY ANALYSIS Click to expand
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