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Mariana Trough, plume 2

Name Alias(es): 
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Latitude: 
12.7600
Longitude: 
143.4800
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
2880
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
51.9
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
southern Mariana Trough
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2003 plume only
Discovery References (text): 
(plume only) Baker, E.T. et al. (2005) Hydrothermal activity on near-arc sections of back-arc ridges: results from the Mariana Trough and Lau Basin. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 6: Q09001, doi:10.1029/2005GC000948.
Other References (text): 
(plume only) Embley, R et al (2004) Explorations of Mariana Arc volcanoes reveal new hydrothermal systems. EOS, Trans. AGU 85(4): 37, 40.