Ring of Fire 2002 Expedition. Automated Benthic Explorer (ABE) Imagenex
pencil-beam sonar image showing the crest of Southern Explorer Ridge and the
location of Magic Mountain hydrothermal site. The image is gridded at 4-meter
pixel cell size. Purple and dark blue colors indicate deepest depths. Note that
the position of Magic Mountain is on the flank of the axial rift valley.