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While the pilots were trying to tend to a troublesome suction sampler, a large burst from Brimstone Pit (which clearly has two side-by-side eruptive vents) almost engulfs the vehicle in an ash plume. Video courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program.


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Submarine Ring of Fire 2006

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