Notes on Vent Field Description:
Global Volcanism Program profile 257070, accessed 29 May 2015: "largely submarine Kuwae caldera occupies the area between Epi and Tongoa islands. The 6 x 12 km caldera..."; Cruise Summary FR08/2001: "strong methane anomaly... at 464 m, about 20 mab"
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
2001 plume and inconclusive grab samples
Discovery References (text):
McConachy, T.F., and Binns, R., RV Franklin Cruise Summary FR08/2001, http://www.cmar.csiro.au/datacentre/process/data_files/cruise_docs/fr200108sum.pdf, accessed 29 May 2015.
[McConachy et al., CSIRO Exploration and Mining Report 881F, Final cruise report FR08-2001, 318 pp., 2001].