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Philippine Ridge, West Philippine Basin

Name Alias(es): 
Central Basin Fault, West Philippine Basin
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Max Temperature Category: 
Latitude: 
12.0000
Longitude: 
131.4170
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
5800
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
5200
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
various sites of basal metalliferous sediments (overlying basaltic basement)
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
NotApplicable
Discovery References (text): 
[Bonatti et al., Mar. Geol., 32, 21-37 1979.]
Other References (text): 
Deschamps, A and Lallemand, S (2002) The West Philippine Basin: An Eocene to early Oligocene back arc basin opened between two opposed subduction zones. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH 107(B12): 2322, doi:10.1029/2001JB001706
Antonio, MD and Kristensen, MB (2005) Hydrothermal alteration of oceanic crust in the West Philippine Sea Basin (Ocean Drilling Program Leg 195, Site 1201): inferences from a mineral chemistry investigation. Mineralogy and Petrology 83: 0930-0708.