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The Derwent Hunter Guyot lies about 293 km (158 nautical miles) off the coast of New South Wales (show New South Wales on map).
In the near vicinity of the Derwent Hunter Guyot the water depth ranges from about 326 to 4610 metres deep (about 178 to 2520 fathoms / 1070 to 15100 feet). Based on this, the Derwent Hunter Guyot seems to rise about 4280 metres (2340 fathoms / 14100 feet) above the sea floor . This is greater than the height above sea level of Mount Kosciuszko .
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen bass groper, blue-eye cod (trevalla) and hapuka at Derwent Hunter 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 Derwent Hunter Guyot? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Derwent Hunter Guyot are the town of Sandy Beach (show me), the town of Emerald Beach (show me) and the town of Woolgoolga (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 Derwent Hunter Guyot.
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