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The Awatea Seamount lies about 670 km (362 nautical miles) off the coast of New South Wales (show New South Wales on map).
In the near vicinity of the Awatea Seamount the water depth ranges from about 3230 to 4960 metres deep (about 1760 to 2710 fathoms / 10600 to 16300 feet). Based on this, the Awatea Seamount seems to rise about 1730 metres (947 fathoms / 5680 feet) above the sea floor . This is more than half the height of Mount Kosciuszko but amazingly the top of the Awatea Seamount is still 3.2 km (1760 fathoms / 10600 feet) below the surface.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen bass groper at Awatea Seamount (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 Awatea Seamount? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Awatea Seamount are the village of Smiths Lake (show me), the village of Pacific Palms (show me) and the village of Green Point (show me).
Make sure you check out the terrain profile for the Awatea Seamount.
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