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Fly Through Brothers Volcano

Brothers submarine volcano is host to the most active and possibly largest of any hydrothermal vent fields discovered to date along the Kermadec Arc. The three-dimensional image depicts Brothers, looking toward the northeast. Depths in this image range from 1,205 to 2,835 meters (3,950 to 9,300 feet). The bathymetry is 2.5 times vertically exaggerated. The high-resolution EM300 bathymetry data (25-meter grid cell size) used to create the image are proprietary, courtesy of New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). (Movie courtesy of the NOAA Vents Program)


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