This seabed mountain is named after Daikaku-ji, which is a Buddhist temple long associated with the Imperial family.
The last eruption from Daikakuji seamount was 42 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, "Daikakuji Seamount"; retrieved 2012-6-9.
- VolcanoLive.com, Daikakuji Seamount; retrieved 2012-6-11.
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