Pitcairn hotspot

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The Pitcairn hotspot is marked 31 on map.

The Pitcairn hotspot is a volcanic hotspot located in the south-central Pacific Ocean. It is responsible for creating the Pitcairn Islands and two large seamounts called Adams and Bounty.[1] Opponents of the hotspots theory instead attribute Pitcairn hotspot to the western end of the Easter Fracture Zone.[citation needed]