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13 N Ridge Site

Name Alias(es): 
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Max Temperature Category: 
Latitude: 
13.1000
Longitude: 
143.6833
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
2900
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
50.5
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
proximity to plumes 5 and 6, southern Mariana Trough (Baker et al. 2005)
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2000 deep-tow camera
Discovery References (text): 
[Mitsuzawa et al. (2000) Preliminary report of Deep-Tow/Yokosuka Cruise at hydrothermal areas in the Mid and Southern Mariana. JAMSTEC J. Deep Sea Res. 17: 73-87 (in Japanese with English abstract)].
Other References (text): 
Masuda, H. et al. (2001) Bathymetry and hydrothermal activities in the southern Mariana Trough. Reconnaissance results of YK-99-11. JAMSTEC J. Deep-Sea Res. 18: 83-88.
Baker, E.T. et al. (2005) Hydrothermal activity on near-arc sections of back-arc ridges: results from the Mariana Trough and Lau Basin. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 6: Q09001, doi:10.1029/2005GC000948.