Accession Number:

ADA239388

Title:

North Pacific Guyots

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

A bathymetric atlas of North Pacific guyots is presented as a series of chartlets along with a description, the derivation of names, and a history of guyots and associated geomorphology. The features were surveyed by swath bathymetric systems that provide total coverage and permit a comprehensive study of guyot geomorphology. A description of navigation and sonar equipment is included. Guyotsseamounts, etc studied include those in the Gulf of Alaska, the Emperor Guyots, the Japanese Seamounts, Michelson Ridge, Dutton Ridge, and the Marcus-Wake Seamounts.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE