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A bathymetric map of location (U1526) on top of a seamount.
Rights: The International Ocean Discovery Program, Aliki Weststrate Published 2 May 2018 Size: 530 KB

A bathymetric map of our last location (U1526) on top of a seamount.

The seamount – the Tūranganui Knoll – that we are drilling into the top of rises almost 900 m, from a depth of 3,600 m to 2,740 m. It is sitting on the margin of the Hikurangi Plateau approximately east-south-east of Gisborne.