Seamounts

Some articles on seamount, seamounts:

Davidson Seamount - Ecology
... sp.) in front of bubblegum coral (Paragorgia arborea) on the crest of Davidson Seamount, at 1,255 m (4,117 ft) deep ... Studies have indicated that a seamount functions as an "oasis of life," with a higher species count and more biodiversity then the surrounding seafloor ... previous analysis has stressed the exceptionally of the seamount habitat, recent biological analysis, much of it centered on Davidson Seamount, has indicated that this does not necessarily ...
Detroit Seamount
... Detroit Seamount, which was formed around 76 million years ago, is one of the oldest seamounts of the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain (Meiji Seamount is the ... 51.48000°N 167.600°E / 51.48000 167.600 It is a seamount in the chain, located north of the hinge of the "V" in the image at right ... Detroit Seamount is one of the few seamounts to break the naming scheme of the Emperor seamounts, which are named mostly after emperors or empresses of the Kofun period of Japanese history ...
Tuzo Wilson Seamounts
... The Tuzo Wilson Seamounts, also called J ... The two seamounts are members of the Kodiak-Bowie Seamount chain, rising 500 m (1,640 ft) to 700 m (2,297 ft) above the mean level of the northeastern ...
Adare Seamounts
... Adare Seamounts, also known as Adare Mountains, are the seamounts in Balleny Basin named in association with Adare Peninsula and Cape Adare ... public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Adare Seamounts" (content from the Geographic Names Information System) ...
Global Census Of Marine Life On Seamounts
... Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts (commonly CenSeam) is a global scientific initiative, launched in 2005, that is designed to expand the knowledge base of marine life at ... Seamounts are underwater mountains, not necessarily volcanic in origin, which often form subsurface archipelagoes and are found throughout the world's ocean basins, with almost half in the Pacific ... There are estimated to be as many as 100,000 seamounts at least one kilometer in height, and more if lower rises are included ...