Notes on Vent Field Description:
this location is not reported by ARGO-RISE (1988); Baker et al. (1994): "Hydrothermal plume distributions define three categories: intense and continuous (...11°05'-11°27'N)"
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
1988 submersible Alvin dive #1989 (need reference to confirm activity); 1991 plume only
Discovery References (text):
(plume only) Baker et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 128, 1-17, 1994, Hydrothermal plumes along the East Pacific Rise, 8°40′ to 11°50′N: Plume distribution and relationship to the apparent magmatic budget, doi:10.1016/0012-821X(94)90022-1
NEED CITATION for 1988 Alvin dive.
Other References (text):
ARGO-RISE Group, Can. Mineral., 26, 467-486, 1988, Geological mapping of the East Pacific Rise axis (10 19’-11 53’N) using the ARGO and ANGUS imaging systems.