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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl8352

Three bubbles of less dense than water hydrocarbon gas and fluids escaping from an oil, gas, and brine seep area. The left-most bubbles seem to have escaping material that is leaving a trail of the bubble trajectories through the water column.

Image ID: expl8352, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2012 April 20
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition

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