Seamount X- John Seach

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Mariana Islands

13.40 N, 143.92 E
summit elevation -1230 m
Submarine volcano

Seamount X is located 70 km west of Guam. A survey in 2003 showed a strong hydrothermal plume near the summit. A large deposit of sulfur that was located which was covered with thousands of squat lobsters.

Seamount X Eruptions

Hydrothermal activity occurs at the volcano.