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Volume 23 Issue 01

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Volume 23, No. 1
Pages 202 - 203

SPOTLIGHT • Sedlo Seamount

Ricardo S. Santos Fernando Tempera Gui Menezes Filipe PorteiroTelmo Morato
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Sedlo is an isolated seamount in the Northeast Atlantic, 180 km northwest of Graciosa Island, within the Azores/Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone. Sedlo is elongated, flat-topped, about 75 km by 30 km, and has three peaks (Figure 1). It rises steeply from a depth of about 3000 m, reaching 660 m at its shallowest part. The tablemount shape of this massif indicates that its top was once located at sea level and was abraded by oceanic swells before subsiding considerably.

Citation

Santos, R.S., F. Tempera, G. Menezes, F. Porteiro, and T. Morato. 2010. Spotlight 12: Sedlo Seamount. Oceanography 23(1):202–203, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2010.84.

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