On this map, the red dots are methane seeps discovered in 2012 and supplemented by other USGS cruises in recent years. The crosses are sites of previous federally sponsored dives (HOV and ROV). During this expedition, scientists plan to conduct three dives in Boxes 1 and 2 and one dive in Box 3.

On this map, the red dots are methane seeps discovered in 2012 and supplemented by other USGS cruises in recent years. The crosses are sites of previous federally sponsored dives (HOV and ROV). During this expedition, scientists plan to conduct three dives in Boxes 1 and 2 and one dive in Box 3. Image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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