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Hydrothermal Vent Section 0004
2D axial CT slice through a chimney structure formed around deep-sea hydrothermal vents by minerals that are dissolved in the emitted vent fluids. These structures are also referred to as "Black Smokers" or "White Smokers" depending on the hue of the fluids that are emitted. Specimen courtesy of Dr. Margaret Tivey, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
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