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ROV Jason explores Axial Seamount

July 25, 2023

During the PROTATAX23 cruise to Axial Seamount off the coast of Oregon, ROV Jason dove eight times, visited 19 hydrothermal vents, and collected 144 samples– including some from over 1500 meters (5000 feet) and one sample that was 320°C (608°F)!

More information is at the research cruise blog:

Phoot by Hannah Piecuch © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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