guyot[gē′ō′, gē ō′]
a flat-topped, steeply rising seamount; tablemount
Origin of guyotafter A. H. Guyot (1807-84), United States geologist
A flat-topped submarine mountain.
Origin of guyotAfter Arnold Henri Guyot, (1807–1884), Swiss-born American geologist and geographer.
- (oceanography) A flat-topped seamount.
Named for Swiss geologist Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884); coined by Harry Hammond Hess c. 1965.