Shiny black pillow lava with many finger-like “buds,” from the recent eruption site that is less than three years old.

Shiny black pillow lava with many finger-like “buds,” from the recent eruption site that is less than three years old. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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