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The Eponge Guyot lies about 1490 km (807 nautical miles) off the coast of New South Wales (show New South Wales on map).
In the near vicinity of the Eponge Guyot the water depth ranges from about 806 to 2520 metres deep (about 441 to 1380 fathoms / 2650 to 8250 feet). Based on this, the Eponge Guyot seems to rise about 1710 metres (935 fathoms / 5610 feet) above the sea floor . This is more than half the height of Mount Kosciuszko .
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The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Eponge Guyot are the town of Bogangar (show me), the city of Tweed Heads (show me) and the village of Hastings Point (show me).
What is a guyot? A guyot is flat top seamount thought to originally be an extinct volcano that was once above the ocean surface and has been eroded down flat over time. A good example of a guyot close to Australia is the Cascade Guyot about 200km off the coast of Tasmania. You can clearly see in the 20km terrain profile how the guyot is flat on top.
Make sure you check out the terrain profile for the Eponge Guyot.
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