Definition of seamount
: a submarine mountain rising above the deep-sea floor
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New England’s corals grow in areas such as along underwater canyons and seamounts and provide habitat for marine life including sea turtles and fish.
The shipwreck and seamount marks on in-flight maps are there to educate and entertain.
But to be clear, a seamount about 100 miles west of San Diego known as Cortes Bank generates bigger bombs.
Nearly the size of Connecticut, this new designation encompasses many of the unique canyons, seamounts and species in the deep New England waters.
New England’s commercial fishing industry fought the designation of Canyons and Seamounts, joining a chorus of objection to Obama’s use of the Antiquities Act.
The scientists will also investigate hydrothermal vents, mud volcanoes, seamounts, and subduction zones.
This pumice raft (see right) is the product of a submarine volcanic eruption from one of the multiple of seamounts that are part of Kermadec arc north of New Zealand.
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