Notes on Vent Field Description:
location approximate; summit depth listed; one of the 7 volcanoes in the North Mata volcanic complex; classified here as arc volcano, but Baker et al. (2010): "The 25-km-long chain of “Mata” volcanoes lies ... separated from both the arc front and the spreading ridge"
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
Discovery References (text):
Baker, E.T., et al. (2010) Multiple Active Volcanoes in the Northeast Lau Basin. AGU Fall Meeting Abstract #T13B-2188.
Other References (text):
SRK Consulting (2011) Nautilus Minerals Incorporated NI43-101 Technical Report 2010 PNG, Tonga, Fiji, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Vanuatu and the ISA. Document Reference: NAT007 Nautilus 43-101 Technical Report 2011 Rev3.docx.