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FRSC, RC 129 and CTD 24 plume sites

Name Alias(es): 
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Latitude: 
-17.0250
Longitude: 
-174.5017
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
1650
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
68.5
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
this location appears to be the northern end of the southern segment of the Fonualei Rifts, dredged on SS11/2004 NoToVE cruise (Northern Tonga Vents Expedition): (http://www.marine.csiro.au/nationalfacility/voyagedocs/2004/Summary_SS11-2004.pdf)
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2004 plume only; 2004 dredging
Discovery References (text): 
(plume only) German, C. et al. (2006) Hydrothermal exploration of the Fonualei Rift and Spreading Center and the Northeast Lau Spreading Center. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 7, 2006GC001324
(plume and dredging only) cruise report NoToVE-2004, SS11/2004 (http://www.marine.csiro.au/nationalfacility/voyagedocs/2004/Summary_SS11-2004.pdf).
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