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SWIR, unnamed, Segment 27

Name Alias(es): 
Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
Max Temperature Category: 
Latitude: 
-37.6579
Longitude: 
50.4671
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
1739
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
11.9
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
two areas of sulfide deposits: 209 x 100 m and 300 x 180 m based on video surveys
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
dead bivalve shells; Tao et al. (2009): "relicts of hydrothermal vent-fauna" in
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2008 video and TV-grab DY115-20 Leg 5
Discovery References (text): 
Tao, C., released in IR e-News 9 Feb. 2009
Tao et al. (2009) New hydrothermal fields found along the SWIR during the Legs 5-7 of the Chinese DY115-20 Expedition. AGU Fall Meeting abstract #OS21A-1150.
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