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Giggenbach volcano

Name Alias(es): 
Giggenbach Seamount
Volcano L
Volcano 'L'
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basaltic to dacitic with large caldera
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Notes on Vent Field Description:, accessed 27 May 2015: "hydrothermal systems at Giggenbach volcano are well within the photic zone";, accessed 27 May 2015, "First Dive On Giggenbach Volcano"; NZAPLUME II 2002 cruise CTDO with attached discrete water sampling capability over the summit of volcano ā€˜Lā€™; located in New Zealand's Kermadec Benthic Protection Area,, accessed 13 May 2015
Notes Relevant to Biology:, accessed 27 May 2015
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2005 submersible PISCES V; 2002 plume only
Discovery References (text): 
(plume only) C. de Ronde et al. 2007, Submarine hydrothermal activity along the mid-Kermadec Arc, New Zealand: Large-scale effects on venting. G3, 8(Q07007), doi:10.1029/2006GC001495.
New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 (NZASRoF'05) Expedition, cruise report posted at:, accessed 27 May 2015.