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Detailed Seamount Information
Marutea Atoll

IndexSMNT-215S-1356W ClassificationSmall A2 Atoll
Location21º 31.34' S
135º 39.11' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.64 ± 0.04
1.16 ± 0.11
Plate Age30.4 - 37.3 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume4697 km3 Ocean Bottom2710 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Marutea Atoll is located at 21¿ 31.3' S, 135¿ 39.1' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 2710 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -2710 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 4697 km3. It is slightly elongated in a southeast, northwest direction with an azimuth of 106¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
BATHYMETRIC MAPS  [ 4 SEAMOUNT MAPS AND 2 REGIONAL MAPS ] Click to collapse

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


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
GRID FILES  [ 4 SEAMOUNT FILES AND 2 REGIONAL FILES ] Click to expand
MULTIBEAM RAW DATA FILES  [ 5 FILES ] Click to expand
MORPHOLOGY ANALYSIS Click to expand
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