The INDEX 2010 research area contains extraordinary geological features including the deep ocean Phillippine trench and volcanically active Sangihe arc.

Map showing the area to be explored during the INDEX 2010 Expedition. The area contains extraordinary geological complexity and underwater features including the deep ocean Phillippine trench, and volcanically active Sangihe arc. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010

 

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Okeanos Explorer: INDEX 2010 Exploration

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