A hydrothermal vent is a fissure in a planet's surface from which geothermally
heated water ..... Oceanographers are studying the volcanoes and hydrothermal
vents of the Juan de Fuca mid ocean r...
Vents. Vents, of course, are the locations from which lava flows and pyroclastic
material are erupted. Their forms and orientations can be used to determine ...
n. pl. vol·ca·noes or vol·ca·nos. 1. a. An opening in the earth's crust from which
lava, ash, and hot gases flow or are ejected during an eruption. b. A similar ...
Dec 22, 2014 ... Transcript. NARRATOR: Not too long ago, scientists studying the ocean made a
fascinating discovery that has helped us better understand our ...
Vent definition, an opening, as in a wall, serving as an outlet for air, smoke, fumes
, ... an opening at the earth's surface from which volcanic material, as lava, ...
Apr 13, 2010 ... Adapted to extreme heat, darkness, and lack of oxygen, the creatures dwelling at
the newfound volcanic vents may be akin to Earth's earliest ...
May 23, 2012 ... Smoke-like columns of mineral-rich water rise from a hydrothermal vent—one of
ten active volcanic vents recently discovered in the Gulf of ...
Dec 29, 2011 ... Creatures thought to be unknown to science have been discovered living in
super-heated waters around volcanic vents in the south-west ...
Apr 12, 2010 ... Scientists have discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents, known
as 'black smokers', 3.1 miles (5000 meters) deep in the ...
Apr 12, 2004 ... Photos/ pictures of volcanic vents, brief explanation.