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Virtual Vents - ROPOS Dive R1916 - First Dive of the Expedition


First dive of the expedition starts at Niua South. The ROPOS ROV will be conducting a photogrammetric survey of the vent field.

Hydrothermal vents are like geysers, or hot springs, on the ocean floor. Along mid-ocean ridges where tectonic plates spread apart, magma rises and cools to form new crust and volcanic mountain chains. Seawater circulates deep in the ocean's crust and becomes super-heated by hot magma.

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