What Is a Guyot?


A guyot is an isolated underwater volcanic mountain that is, a seamount. Guyots are common in Pacific Ocean and they stand to minimum height of 900 metres. They have a flat surface that results from erosion by the sea waves and atmospheric processes.
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guyot: a seamount of volcanic origin (especially in the Pacific Ocean)
(gē'ō) n. A flat-topped submarine mountain. [After Arnold Henri Guyot (1807-1884), Swiss-born American geologist and geographer.]
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a flat-topped seamount, found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean.
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A guyot is a volcanic mountain underwater that has a flat surface. Amazingly this type of structure can expand to six miles of the ocean floor. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyot
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