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Jason II finds gas bubbles emitting directly from a fresh lava rock that we think was recently erupted from the Brimstone vent. During our visit, the output of gases varied dramatically by the minute. Video courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program.

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Submarine Ring of Fire 2006

Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: April 24 Log

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