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The Gifford Guyot lies about 598 km (323 nautical miles) off the coast of New South Wales (show New South Wales on map).
In the near vicinity of the Gifford Guyot the water depth ranges from about 266 to 2800 metres deep (about 145 to 1530 fathoms / 871 to 9200 feet). Based on this, the Gifford Guyot seems to rise about 2540 metres (1390 fathoms / 8330 feet) above the sea floor . This is greater than the height above sea level of Mount Kosciuszko .
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen albacore tuna, bar cod, bass groper and blue-eye cod (trevalla) at Gifford Guyot (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Gifford Guyot? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Gifford Guyot are the city of Tweed Heads (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 Gifford Guyot.
If you're interested in Seamounts then you may also be interested in Reefs and Fishing Spots, Waveriders, Wrecks, Fish Attracting Devices, Artificial Reefs, Channels and Passages, Beaches and Capes.
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