Carbonate spire

Space shot to our own planet:  ROV Hercules approaches a ghostly, white, carbonate spire in the Lost City Hydrothermal Field, about 2500 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. Image courtesy of IFE, URI-IAO, UW, Lost City science party, and NOAA.

Related Links

The Lost City 2005

The Lost City 2005: Mission Plan

The Lost City 2005: Overview

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery