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Geologist Chris German headed an expedition to the world's deepest known hydrothermal vents, at the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean. A remotely operated vehicle (ROV), seen here with its tether, landed on the summit of a hydrothermal vent spire nearly 2300 meters deep.

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Last updated: July 6, 2012
 


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