Large chimneys discovered at Fonualei Rift. These spires, reaching 35-40 m in height, formed close to each other at a depth of 1,555 m.

Large chimneys discovered at Fonualei Rift. These spires, reaching 35-40 m in height, formed close to each other at a depth of 1,555 m. Image courtesy of MARUM, University of Bremen and NOAA-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.

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