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Definition

Seamount: is  a submarine mountain rising several hundred fathoms above the floor of the sea but having its summit well below the surface of the water.

Hawaiian Translation: Pae Mauna Kai


Example

loihi seamount topology

Loihi seamount is Hawai'i's youngest volcano. This picture shows the height and shape of the volcano. while an active volcano it is also known as a seamount as its summit is still underwater.


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