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Detailed Seamount Information
Tureia Atoll

IndexSMNT-208S-1386W ClassificationSmall A1 Atoll
Location20º 50.33' S
138º 31.94' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.35 ± 0.02
1.07 ± 0.00
Plate Age39.3 - 39.9 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top135 m
Volume3334 km3 Ocean Bottom3540 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Tureia Atoll is located at 20¿ 50.3' S, 138¿ 31.9' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 3405 m high with the top at -135 m and ocean bottom at -3540 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 3333 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 127¿.
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Tureia Atoll -- Multibeam data merged with predicted satellite bathymetry
Tureia Atoll -- Multibeam bathymetry
Tureia Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
Tureia Atoll -- Residual bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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