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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1241

Galapagos 2005 Expedition. The Medea camera sled was deployed during the cruise to visually show us the seafloor. Although black smoker vents had been found during the cruise with previous chemical analysis, their existence was not confirmed until the camera sled was deployed and sent us live video of the vents .

Image ID: expl1241, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: UCSB, Univ. S. Carolina, NOAA, WHOI.

Category: Ocean exploration/

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