Fires of Chimaera, Turkey (image) Deep Carbon Observatory Share Print E-Mail Caption Flames have burned for millennia at Chimaera, decorating the hillside and inspiring myths of fire-breathing monsters. The methane and hydrogen venting from these ophiolite-hosted seeps is produced through abiotic reactions. http://bit.ly/2v3KFVg Credit Jyri Leskinen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.