Notes on Vent Field Description:
GEOMETEP cruises with TV grab included SO 40 in 1985/1986 and SO 62 in 1989; note the location is very coarse in map Fig. 1 in Dill et al. (1992), thus this may actually be the confirmed vent field at 7 25'S
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
Discovery References (text):
Dill et al. (1992) Hydrothermal alteration and mineralisation of basalts from the spreading zone of the East Pacific Rise (7 S-23 S). Geologische Rundschau/ International Journal of Earth Sciences, 81: 717-728.