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PREFERRED TERM
seamount setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Setting that consists of a conical mountain on the ocean floor (guyot). Typically characterized by active volcanism, pelagic sedimentation. If the mountain is high enough to reach the photic zone, carbonate production may result in reef building to produce a carbonate platform or atoll setting.
DESCRIPTION
  • Setting that consists of a conical mountain on the ocean floor (guyot). Typically characterized by active volcanism, pelagic sedimentation. If the mountain is high enough to reach the photic zone, carbonate production may result in reef building to produce a carbonate platform or atoll setting.
IDENTIFIER
  • seamountSetting
TITLE
  • seamount setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/seamountSetting
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Event Environment