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Latest Kodiak-Bowie Seamount chain Stories

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2010-09-20 11:22:58

They challenge the mountain ranges of the Alps, the Andes and the Himalayas in size yet surprisingly little is known about seamounts, the vast mountains hidden under the world's oceans.

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2009-02-12 11:08:01

Over the last two decades, marine biologists have discovered lush forests of deep-sea corals and sponges growing on seamounts (underwater mountains) offshore of the California coast.


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