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University of Washington

Arctic Circle Vent

Caption: The top three feet of a chimney nearly 40 feet tall are visible as the arm of a remotely operated vehicle reaches in to sample fluids. The vent is part of the northernmost hydrothermal vent field yet seen and sampled.

Credit: Centre for Geobiology/U. of Bergen

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