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InterRidge Vents Database Version 3.3:

Interactive map (KML file) for download and display in Google Earth, produced from Version 3.3 on 16 Sept. 2015: vents_interridge_2015_active.kml
Credits for kml file: S. Beaulieu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2015; funding from U.S. National Science Foundation #1202977.

InterRidge Vents Database Version 2.1:

Please note that the Version 2 database is at http://www.interridge.org/irvents/
Version 2.1 is also available in GeoMapApp > Datasets > Oceanic Hydrothermal Vents > Global Vent Distribution - InterRidge.
Interactive map (KML file) for download and display in Google Earth: vents_interridge_2011_all.kml
Static map download: JPG, PDF
Credits for static map: S. Beaulieu, K. Joyce, J. Cook, and S.A. Soule, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2015; funding from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, U.S. National Science Foundation #1202977, and InterRidge.
Data sources: InterRidge Vents Database, Version 2.1, release date 8 November 2011; University of Texas PLATES Project plate boundary shapefiles.

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Older maps for the InterRidge Vents Database Version 2.0:

Static map download: JPG, PDF, EPS
Credits for static map: S. Beaulieu, K. Joyce, and S.A. Soule (WHOI), 2010; funding from InterRidge and Morss Colloquium Program at WHOI.
Data sources: InterRidge Vents Database, Version 2.0, release date 5 Mar. 2010; University of Texas PLATES Project plate boundary shapefiles; World EEZ GIS shapefiles, Version 5.0, Oct. 2009, from the VLIZ Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase.

Additional interactive map of interest:

The ChEss project of the Census of Marine Life utilized the InterRidge Vents Database Version 2.0 and other data sources to produce a tour of Deep-Sea Chemosynthetic Discoveries (click to download KML file).