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Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

A chimney-like structure called a black smoker on the East Pacific Rise at 9°N spews water superheated to more than 600°F. The sample basket and a manipulator arm on the submersible Alvin are visible in the foreground.
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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