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Mata Ono

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one of the 7 volcanoes in the North Mata volcanic complex; classified here as arc volcano, but at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting this tectonic setting was distinguished as rear-arc and the region was distinguished as NE Lau Basin; Baker et al. (2010): "The 25-km-long chain of “Mata” volcanoes lies ... separated from both the arc front and the spreading ridge"; Baker et al. 2019: site 35 in Table 2;
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2010 plume only
Discovery References (text): 
Baker, E.T., et al. (2010) Multiple Active Volcanoes in the Northeast Lau Basin. AGU Fall Meeting Abstract #T13B-2188;
Other References (text): 
SRK Consulting (2011) Nautilus Minerals Incorporated NI43-101 Technical Report 2010 PNG, Tonga, Fiji, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Vanuatu and the ISA. Document Reference: NAT007 Nautilus 43-101 Technical Report 2011 Rev3.docx;
Baker ET, Walker SL, Massoth GJ and Resing JA (2019) The NE Lau Basin: Widespread and Abundant Hydrothermal Venting in the Back-Arc Region Behind a Superfast Subduction Zone. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:382. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00382;