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Isolated steep-sided volcanic peak that rises abruptly at least 1000 m from the
sea floor, sometimes piercing the surface to become islands.
Alyn C. Duxbury, Alison B. Duxbury, and Keith A. Sverdrup. An Introduction to
the World's Oceans. 6th edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2000.