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Hydrothermal Vent Section 0007
Topogram of 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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