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Pulau Weh

Name Alias(es): 
Banda Aceh
BA
Max Temperature Category: 
Latitude: 
5.8166
Longitude: 
95.3000
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
8
Tectonic setting: 
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
shallow submarine hot springs within marine protected area designated in 1982 (location from http://www.mpaglobal.org/), description from scuba website (http://mythasia.com/): "It is a unique experience to descent into a wall of bubbles coming up from the sandy bottom. There are many cracks in the seabed large enough to fit a diver and the water bubbling up is hot, over 50°C.", videos available at YouTube, e.g., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgVyJiJj_w0, accessed 1 June 2015
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1982 or earlier, likely by SCUBA
Discovery References (text): 
NEED CITATION.
Other References (text): 
McConachy, T. F., H. Permana, R. A. Binns, I. Zulkarnain, J. M. Parr, C. J. Yeats, N. D. Hananto, B. Priadi, S. Burhanuddin, and E. P. Utomo (2004) Recent Investigations of Submarine Hydrothermal Activity in Indonesia. PACRIM 2004, Adelaide, SA, 19-22 September 2004, 161- 172.