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AMAR

Activity: 
Location
Latitude: 
36.3833
Longitude: 
-33.65
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Depth (m)
Maximum or Single Reported Depth: 
2600
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
20.5
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1992 plume only; 1994 plume only
References
Discovery References (text): 
(plume only) German et al, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 138, 93-104, 1996, Hydrothermal exploration near the Azores Triple Junction: tectonic control of venting at slow-spreading ridges?
(plume only) Chin et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 162, 1-13, 1998, Detection of hydrothermal plumes on the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge: results from optical measurements.