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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl0099

Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A hydrothermal vent site near the summit of the volcano. Hot water is percolating out of the rocks and sediments in this area. The light colored objects in the lower right are sulfur rocks.

Image ID: expl0099, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean
Photo Date: 2004 April
Credit: Pacific Ring of Fire 2004 Expedition. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration; Dr. Bob Embley, NOAA PMEL, Chief Scientist

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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