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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2262

The contact point between the base of a carbonate tower and the underlying rock. Numerous white squiggles are possibly small tube worms. The white balls could be either some form of animal life or perhaps some type of mineral precipitate. See expl2263.

Image ID: expl2262, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Atlantic Ocean, Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Photo Date: 2005 July
Credit: IFE, URI-IAO, UW, Lost City Science Party; NOAA/OAR/OER; The Lost City 2005 Expedition

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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