You are here

St. Petersburg

Name Alias(es): 
Petersburgskoe
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Latitude: 
19.8666
Longitude: 
-45.8666
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
3400
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
24.7
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
basalt-hosted
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
depth approximate from GeoMapApp; 16-km from ridge axis (notes from G. Cherkashov talk at Oceans'11)
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2010 dredging only
Discovery References (text): 
Silantyev, S. (2010) Russia national report. InterRidge News 19: 39.
Other References (text): 
Cherkashov, G. (2011) Plate tectonics and seafloor massive sulfides. POGO-12 KORDI Seoul 24-26/01/2011.