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Fangataufa Atoll

IndexSMNT-222S-1387W ClassificationIntermediate A1 Atoll
Location22º 12.37' S
138º 45.04' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.16 ± 0.03
0.95 ± 0.09
Plate Age33.3 - 34.7 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top345 m
Volume5324 km3 Ocean Bottom3595 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Fangataufa Atoll is located at 22¿ 12.4' S, 138¿ 45' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 3250 m high with the top at -345 m and ocean bottom at -3595 m. The seamount is intermediate in size with a volume of 5324 km3. It is relatively round and smooth with little elongation or irregularity. The azimuth is at approximately 146¿.
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Fangataufa Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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