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EPR, 11 17'N

Location
Latitude: 
11.2833
Longitude: 
-103.758
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Depth (m)
Maximum or Single Reported Depth: 
2560
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
97.4
Host Rock: 
basalt-hosted
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Taxonomy upgrade extras: 
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
ARGO-RISE (1988): "...an axial graben, 50 m wide and 10-20m deep, was mapped from 11 16'N to 11 18'N. The floor of the graben is covered by Unit I and II flows and its eastern side is marked by active hydrothermal vents"
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
biological community observed
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1984 Angus camera (or 1985 Argo video) tow with temperature
References
Discovery References (text): 
ARGO-RISE Group, Can. Mineral. 26, 467-486, 1988, Geological mapping of the East Pacific Rise axis (10 degrees 19' - 11 degrees 53'N) using the ARGO and ANGUS imaging systems.