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Hydrothermal vent - Wikipedia


A hydrothermal vent is a fissure in a planet's surface from which geothermally heated water issues. Hydrothermal vents are commonly found near volcanically ...

What is a hydrothermal vent? - NOAA's National Ocean Service


Hydrothermal vents are the result of sea water percolating down through fissures in the ocean crust in the vicinity of spreading centers or subduction zones.

Hydrothermal Vents : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


WHOI geologist Chris German led the expedition, which visited the deepest known hydrothermal vents in the world. (Photo by Chris German and the Jason ...

Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents - National Geographic Society


Mar 21, 2013 ... Explore how the 1977 discovery of hydrothermal vent ecosystems in the deep ocean shocked scientists and redefined our understanding of the ...

Hydrothermal Vents - National Geographic


One of the strangest ecosystems on Earth lies deep under the ocean.

Hydrothermal Vent Creatures | Smithsonian Ocean Portal


Dec 2, 2010 ... Travel to a world of perpetual night--the deep ocean hydrothermal vents near the Galapagos Rift where life thrives around superheated water ...

Hydrothermal Vent Communities | Biomes of the World


Hydrothermal vents occur at both diverging and converging plate boundaries. Heat is released as magma rises and cracks the ocean floor and overlying ...

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Apr 5, 2013 ... In many areas of high volcanic activity, water seeps into the sub-surface where it is intensely heated and then finds its way to the surface again.

BBC Nature - Hydrothermal vents videos, news and facts


Hydrothermal vents - black smokers, white smokers and warm water vents - are areas on the sea floor where water heated by volcanic activity under the seabed  ...

Hydrothermal Vents


A hydrothermal vent is a crack or breakage in the Earth's surface. Water which is heated by the internal heat of the Earth is released from the vent. The source of ...