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A ropy sheet flow lava found at an Endeavour hydrothermal vent field site. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
A basalt talus formation typically found at the Endeavour hydrothermal vent sites. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
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A small basalt column in a collapse basin covered by hydrothermal sulfide sedimentation. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
Sulfide debris found at the Sasquatch hydrothermal vent site in the Endeavour segment. The orange areas are oxidized sulfides. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
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Small sponges found on pillow lava formations. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
A near vertical fault scarp in an Endeavour segment hydrothermal vent field. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
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A typical pillow lava formation found at the Endeavour segment hydrothermal vent sites. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
A collapse lobate formation with a lone sponge residing in center. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.

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Where We Went

Information about places we are going

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Canadian NEPTUNE cabled observatory

 

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ODP 889 Survey area

 

 

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Barkely Canyon Node Survey area

 

 

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Information about the Endeavor Segment