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The Kana Keoki Guyot lies about 1430 km (773 nautical miles) off the coast of Queensland (show Queensland on map).
In the near vicinity of the Kana Keoki Guyot the water depth ranges from about 911 to 3900 metres deep (about 498 to 2130 fathoms / 2990 to 12800 feet). Based on this, the Kana Keoki Guyot seems to rise about 2990 metres (1640 fathoms / 9820 feet) above the sea floor . This is greater than the height above sea level of Mount Kosciuszko .
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen black marlin, blue marlin and sailfish at Kana Keoki 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 Kana Keoki Guyot? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Kana Keoki Guyot are the village of Hope Vale (show me), the town of Cooktown (show me) and the village of Wujal Wujal (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 Kana Keoki Guyot.
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