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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6073

Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Small lineal objects are shrimp. Yellow and black sulphur deposits are seen as well, yellow indicating a lower temperature while molten than the black.

Image ID: expl6073, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 August 3
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010

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