Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Vertical profile of Brimstone Pit crater,near the summit of NW Rota-1 submarine volcano. Huge billows of yellow-tingedsmoke poured from the crater, as well as sulfur, ash and small rocks.
Date: 2004 April
Credit: Pacific Ring of Fire 2004 Expedition. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration; Dr. Bob Embley, NOAA PMEL, Chief Scientist
Location: Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean
Subject: Ocean exploration