NOAAseep 600CratersBrinePools



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English: These craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE (Link).
Français : Cratère de saumure salée, formant sur le fond marin, à grande profondeur, des sortes de piscines sur le fond marin, à partir de laquelle le sel peut s'iniltrer dans le sédiment environnant. Photo prise en 2010 par un véhicule sous-marin sur le site dénommé Green Canyon 246 (GC246), antérieurement non-exploré et choisi par cette expédition en raison d'une bathymétrie a priori très complexe et pour ses anomalies d'amplitude sismique. Source : NOAA, image provenant de l'expédition Lophelia II 2010 (NOAA-OER/BOEMRE) ([Lien vers l'image originale]).
Date 2010, import on commons : 2010/11/01
Source http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/10lophelia/logs/oct19/media/seep.html http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/10lophelia/logs/oct19/media/seep_600.jpg
Author Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Ocean Exploration and Research / Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement


Public domain This image is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, taken or made during the course of an employee's official duties.

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