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EPR, southern 16 N segment

Name Alias(es): 
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Latitude: 
15.5000
Longitude: 
-105.4000
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
2300
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
82.1
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
near Orozco Transform Fault
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1997 plume only
Discovery References (text): 
(plume only) Baker et al., 2001, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 2, doi:10.1029/2000GC000165, Hydrothermal plumes along segments of contrasting magmatic influence, 15°20′-18°30′N, East Pacific Rise: Influence of axial faulting.
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