OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Axial Seamount

Latitude (dd): 
45.95
Longitude (dd): 
-130.00
Elevation (m): 
-1410
Country: 
Pacific Ocean
Type: 
Submarine

 


Image courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Commerce / NOAA / OAR / ERL / PMEL / VENTS Program.

 

Axial Seamount is a submarine volcano located in the northeast Pacific Ocean in the center of the Juan de Fuca Ridge.

It is approximately 300 miles west of Cannon Beach, Oregon.    

For more information regarding the Axial Seamount, visit The NeMO Net Site (New Millennium Observatory Network).

For more information about divergent plate speed at mid-ocean ridges