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

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)


Last updated: January 9, 2018