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A sample of heat altered sulfide that has been oxidized. The green mineral in the picture is copper oxide. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
A sample of basalt substrate that has been hydrothermally altered. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
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A pillow lava that has been altered by high temperature vent fluids. Fine grain pyrite is visible on the lava rock. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
A hydrothermally altered massive sulfide with pyrite minerals visible on the sample. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
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A pillow lava on a fault scarp. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
An extinct sulfide chimney created when hydrothermal vent flow has shifted to new areas. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
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A hydrothermally altered basalt at the Stockworks site. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.
An example of a pillow lava and lobate formation found at the Endeavour segment vent sites. Photo courtesy of UW School of Oceanography, ROPOS and NEPTUNE Canada.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007
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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