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Digital Terrain Model (DTM) of Loihi Seamount generated from multibeam sonar data. Similar type of...
Digital Terrain Model (DTM) of Loihi Seamount generated from multibeam sonar data. Similar type of...
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(from http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/loihi.html) Next in the chain is Kilauea volcano on the...
(from http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/loihi.html) Next in the chain is Kilauea volcano, on the...
A reddish-orange iron oxide material coats the seafloor on Loihi Seamount an active underwater...
A reddish-orange iron oxide material coats the seafloor on Loihi Seamount, an active underwater...
Ocean bottom Observatory at Pele's Vents on Lo`ihi. (NOAA) Hawaiian Meaning The name Lo`ihi means...
Ocean bottom Observatory at Pele's Vents on Lo`ihi. (NOAA) Hawaiian Meaning The name Lo`ihi means...
LINKS IN THE IMAGE ABOVE: [ The Summit Region The New Pit The HUGO site The South Rift ]
LINKS IN THE IMAGE ABOVE: [ The Summit Region | The New Pit | The HUGO site | The South Rift ]
~ The Loihi Seamount is an undersea volcano located off the southeast coast of the Big Island....
~ The Loihi Seamount is an undersea volcano located off the southeast coast of the Big Island....
Fresh pillow basalt on the northeast rim of Loihi Volcano a submarine volcano located southeast of...
Fresh pillow basalt on the northeast rim of Loihi Volcano, a submarine volcano located southeast of...
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Figure 7 The Loihi Seamount off the coast of the Big Island is now above the hot spot beneath the...
Figure 7 The Loihi Seamount off the coast of the Big Island is now above the hot spot beneath the...
Scientists say that we may see the peaks of this island break through the surface of the Pacific...
Scientists say that we may see the peaks of this island break through the surface of the Pacific...
Loihi underwater landscape showing Fe-oxide carpet The importance of metals to life has long been...
Loihi underwater landscape showing Fe-oxide carpet The importance of metals to life has long been...
Close-up of summit of Loihi Seamount with newly formed pit crater. White dots mark location of...
Close-up of summit of Loihi Seamount with newly formed pit crater. White dots mark location of...
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Location 18.92 N 155.27 W Elev. Below Sea Level 969 m 3180 ft Volume 660 km 3 160 mi 3
Location 18.92 N 155.27 W Elev. Below Sea Level 969 m 3,180 ft Volume 660 km 3 160 mi 3
COURTESY OF NOAA Vulcanolepas osheai a species of stalked barnacle common on Brothers seamount.
COURTESY OF NOAA Vulcanolepas osheai, a species of stalked barnacle common on Brothers seamount.
Loihi Seamount courtesy Katrina Edwards An iron-processing bacteria (bean-shaped object) forming...
Loihi Seamount, courtesy Katrina Edwards An iron-processing bacteria (bean-shaped object) forming...
Sulfide minerals include pyrite pyrrhotite (left) wurzite and sphalerite (right) some with copper...
Sulfide minerals include pyrite, pyrrhotite (left), wurzite and sphalerite (right), some with copper...
The sulfates consist of anhydrite and barite; the latter has a high strontium content. Chemical...
The sulfates consist of anhydrite and barite; the latter has a high strontium content. Chemical...
Sulfide minerals include pyrite pyrrhotite (left) wurzite and sphalerite (right) some with copper...
Sulfide minerals include pyrite, pyrrhotite (left), wurzite and sphalerite (right), some with copper...
A synaphobranchid visits the HUGO junction box. The actions of the submersible during repairs in...
A synaphobranchid visits the HUGO junction box. The actions of the submersible during repairs in...
Earthquakes of the seismic swarm at Loihi are depicted in the two diagrams below (by Jackie...
Earthquakes of the seismic swarm at Loihi are depicted in the two diagrams below (by Jackie...
Location of HUGO on Loihi Seamount The map to the left shows the summit area and north rift zones of...
Location of HUGO on Loihi Seamount The map to the left shows the summit area and north rift zones of...
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