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Fossil Discovery

While exploring a guyot that is presumably a Cretaceous seamount in the process of being subducted within the Trench Unit of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, scientists saw very little in the way of living organisms, but there were fossils!

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer