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Vol. 41, No. 2, December 1998

The Mid-Ocean Ridge: Part 2

The Mid-Ocean Ridge: Part 2

The scientists who made the surprising discovery of teeming life around hydrothermal vents of the Gal´pagos Rift in 1977 were geologists and geochemists. They had not expected to find spectacular colonies of previously unknown, large animals on the deep seafloor.

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