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The Recorder Guyot lies about 192 km (104 nautical miles) off the coast of Queensland (show Queensland on map).
In the near vicinity of the Recorder Guyot the water depth ranges from about 593 to 4460 metres deep (about 324 to 2440 fathoms / 1950 to 14600 feet). Based on this, the Recorder Guyot seems to rise about 3870 metres (2120 fathoms / 12700 feet) above the sea floor . This is greater than the height above sea level of Mount Kosciuszko .
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen blue marlin and striped marlin at Recorder 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 Recorder Guyot? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Recorder Guyot are the town of Rainbow Beach (show me), the town of Tin Can Bay (show me) and the town of Cooloola Cove (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 Recorder Guyot.
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