Seamounts

Education Theme: Seamounts

Seamounts

Seamounts are often remnants of extinct volcanoes and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Seamounts can be found in every world ocean basin and scientists estimate that the number of seamounts around the globe ranges from 14,700 to more than 33,000 total.

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Essays

Essays

Read essays written by explorers involved in expeditions to explore seamounts to learn more about these features.

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Lessons

Lessons

Access selected lessons about seamounts developed by scientists and educators during recent expeditions.

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Multimedia

Multimedia

View selected videos and images of seamounts from previous expeditions.

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Expeditions

Expeditions

Explore past expeditions focused on documenting and increasing our understanding of seamounts.

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Ocean Exploration Careers

Ocean Exploration Careers

Learn about careers focused on the exploration of seamounts.

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The above items are only a selection of the educational materials highlighting seamounts on our website.

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