The pink and green algae covering the rocks at the summit are able to grow
because sunlight can reach these shallow depths.
Image ID: expl1857, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
Photo Date: 2005
Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program
Category: Ocean exploration/
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