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Deepest Hydrothermal Vent Discovered In Cayman Deep, Teeming With Life
2013-02-22 09:43:30

In 2010, scientists made an astonishing discovery: the deepest and hottest known hydrothermal vents. Now a new team returns to find an even deeper vent field, teeming with life.

Researchers Find New Species At World’s Hottest, Deepest Ocean Vents
2012-01-11 12:30:50

New research from an intrepid team of British oceanographers reveals that the world’s deepest submarine volcanic vents are also the hottest that scientists have yet discovered.

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2010-04-12 07:10:00

A British scientific expedition has discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents, known as 'black smokers', 5000 meters deep in the Cayman Trough in the Caribbean.


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