oldest seamount in the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain
This seabed mountain is named after Emperor Meiji of Japan.
The last eruption from Meiji seamount was 62 million years ago.
- Tarduno, John A. et al. "The Emperor Seamounts: southward motion of the Hawaiian hotspot plume in Earth's mantle," Science, 22 August 2003, pp. 1064-1069 DOI:10.1126/science.1086442; retrieved 2012-6-14.
- Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, "Life-cycle of Hawaiian hot spot volcanoes"; retrieved 2012-6-14.
- Guyots are flat-topped because they were once above sea level, and were worn down by the sea.
- Geographic.org, "Meiji Guyot"; retrieved 2012-6-9.
- VolcanoLive, Meiji Seamount