Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition.
Black encrustation (biological? mineral?) covering iron oxide stained rock
Image ID: expl1274, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area
Photo Date: 2006 April 23 053450
Credit: Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program
Category: Ocean exploration/
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