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Image : WHOI-Operated ROV Jason Images the Discovery of the Deepest Explosive Eruption on the Sea Floor

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The Jason remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) samples fluid at an eruptive area near the summit of the West Mata Volcano, May 2009. The fluid sampling “wand” is approximately three feet long.

(Image courtesy of NSF, NOAA, UW and WHOI Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab)

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Last updated: April 7, 2014