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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 orange glow of magma is visible on the left of the sulfur-laden plume. The area shown in this image is approximately six feet across in an eruptive area approximately the length of a football field that runs along the summit.

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

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Last updated: October 17, 2014