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Vahhani Seamount

IndexSMNT-188S-1388W ClassificationSmall A2 Seamount
Location18º 45.99' S
138º 48.93' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.95 ± 0.02
1.01 ± 0.01
Plate Age38.9 - 39.4 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative NamesVahitahi
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top85 m
Volume2010 km3 Ocean Bottom3495 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Vahhani Seamount is located at 18¿ 46' S, 138¿ 48.9' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 3410 m high with the top at -85 m and ocean bottom at -3495 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 2009 km3. It is slightly elongated in a east, west direction with an azimuth of 84¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
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Vahhani Seamount -- Predicted satellite bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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