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July 8, 2015

Seafloor hot springs a significant source of iron in the oceans

seafloor topography with colored water above

A two-month voyage tracking a deep current flowing from one of the most active underwater volcanoes proves that iron released from hydrothermal vents travels thousands of miles, providing a significant source of iron to support life in the broader oceans.

December 17, 2009

Scientists witness for first time magma streaming from volcano in deep ocean

For the first time scientists have seen molten lava flowing from a deep-ocean seafloor volcano.