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Adventure Caldera

Location
Latitude: 
-59.721
Longitude: 
-27.8571
Ocean: 
Depth (m)
Maximum or Single Reported Depth: 
520
Tectonic setting: 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Taxonomy upgrade extras: 
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
RRS James Cook Voyage 55 ChEsSo; http://www.hydro-international.com/news/id4532-DeepSea_Vents_Discovery.html: "slender mineral spires three metres tall, with shimmering hot water gushing from their peaks, and gossamer-like white mats of bacteria coating their sides"
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2011 SHRIMP towed camera system; 2010 high resolution bathymetry only
References
Discovery References (text): 
Cruise blog http://www.thesearethevoyages.net/jc55/feb11.html