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Seawater percolates through permeable seafloor crust, beginning a complex circulation process. The seawater undergoes a series of chemical reactions with subsurface rocks at various temperatures and eventually changes into hydrothermal fluids that vent at the seafloor. (Illustration by E. Paul Oberlander)
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