Castle Vent at Axial Seamount
Castle vent, in the International District field on the eastern edge of the caldera of Axial Seamount, is covered with thousands of strands of filamentous bacteria.
Music: Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie, provided royalty-free by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com.
Credit: Created by Giora Proskurowski, UW, from footage taken during the ENLIGHTEN '10 expedition.
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