Bathymetric compilation map of the Mariana Arc area showing the location of the two focus sites on the expedition, NW Eifuku and NW Rota-1, as well as the Mariana Trench. Multibeam bathymetry (120-meter grid-cell size) is overlaid on satellite altimetry data.

Bathymetric compilation map of the Mariana Arc area showing the location of the two focus sites on the expedition, NW Eifuku and NW Rota-1, as well as the Mariana Trench. Multibeam bathymetry (120-meter grid-cell size) is overlaid on satellite altimetry data. Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2014 - Ironman, NOAA/PMEL, NSF.

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