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Explorer Deep

Name Alias(es): 
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Max Temperature Category: 
Latitude: 
50.0833
Longitude: 
-129.7500
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
3200
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
56.3
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NFS, Fe & Mn crusts
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
middle of three main segments of Explorer Ridge; Fe oxide, Fe silicate (nontronite) and Mn oxide crusts
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
NotProvided
Discovery References (text): 
[Grill et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 52, 142-150, 1981]
Other References (text):