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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6937

Although not in vicinity of a hydrothermal vent, iron oxide stained hydrothermally altered rock material is indicative of past hydrothermal activity in this area. At the Von Damm vent field on Mount Dent.

Image ID: expl6937, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise
Photo Date: 2011 August
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Mid-Cayman Rise Expedition 2011

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