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NELSC, t08c12

MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Activity: 
Latitude: 
-15.2179
Longitude: 
-174.1788
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
2000
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
109.8
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
depth approximate using position in GeoMapApp; Merle et al. (2008): tow NELSC, t08c12; Baker et al. 2019: sites 1 and 2 with spreading rates 42 and 39 mm/year respectively in Table 1;
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2008 plume only
Discovery References (text): 
Merle, S., et al. (2008) Northeast Lau Basin, R/V Thompson Expedition TN227, November 13-28, 2008, Apia to Apia, Western Samoa. Cruise report. Accessed 8 May 2015, http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/eoi/laubasin/documents/tn227-nelau-report-final.pdf;
Baker ET, Walker SL, Massoth GJ and Resing JA (2019) The NE Lau Basin: Widespread and Abundant Hydrothermal Venting in the Back-Arc Region Behind a Superfast Subduction Zone. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:382. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00382;