seamount range

seamount range

[′sē‚mau̇nt ‚rānj]
(geology)
Three or more seamounts having connected bases and aligned along a ridge or rise.
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The material collected by the first author from Easter Island and Salas y Gomez Island was deposited at the Museum of Zoology of the University of Concepcion, while that of the Juan Fernandez Archipelago and the seamount range of this archipelago was deposited at the National Museum of Natural History in Santiago de Chile (Baez & Ruiz, 1985).
Easter Island has a triangular shape, with a perimeter of 65 km, an area of 164 [km.sup.2], and a maximum height of 400 m, forming part of a long seamount range running eastwards that also includes Salas y Gomez Island (Rodrigo et al., 2014).
It is on the same seamount range as Easter Island and Salas y Gomez Island, south of the Nazca Ridge, located roughly 850 km from continental South America and 780 km north of the Juan Fernandez Archipelago.
Lavas recovered from Bowie seamount range from alkalic basalt and basanite through hawaiite, mugearite and benmoreite (Engel et al.