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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1849

The cloudy gases collected from the boiling vent can be seen in the top third of the sample tube. Analyzing the gases will enable scientists to determine the origin of the hydrothermal fluids.

Image ID: expl1849, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
Photo Date: 2005 April 18
Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program

Category: Ocean exploration/

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