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Puy des Folles

Name Alias(es): 
Pui des Folles
Pui des Folles seamount
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Latitude: 
20.5083
Longitude: 
-45.6417
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
2000
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
1940
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
24.7
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
MORB
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
seamount in axial valley; Georgy Cherkashov talk Apr 2009 used "active(?)"
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1996 submersible Nautile observed only inactive vents
Discovery References (text): 
(inactive vents only) Gente et al. (1996) On- and off-axis submersible investigations on an highly magmatic segment of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (21 40'N): the TAMMAR cruise. InterRidge News 5(2): 27-31.
Other References (text): 
31st cruise Professor Logatchev, in Russia national update InterRidge News 2008.