Ocean Volcano Eruption!!

By Brett Israel | December 18, 2009 2:16 pm

Behold, the West Mata ocean volcano eruption:

Over 50 hours (!) of hi-def footage was captured of this western Pacific ocean volcano, which is 1,200 meters underwater, by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV)—named Jason—from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The footage was unveiled recently at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco.

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Video: NSF & NOAA via YouTube / djxatlanta

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