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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor.

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  • One of the highlights of the 2009 mission was the August 25 discovery of an underwater mountain, known as a seamount, by scientists aboard the Healy.
  • The island group represents the exposed peaks of a large volcanic seamount which is about 65 km long and 24 km wide and which rises from ocean depths of over 1,800 m.
  • 'seamount', residing 120 km off the central California coast in approximately 3600 m of water
  • A multi-beam representation of a seamount called Sonne. for more
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