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Chile Triple Junction, 10 km north

Activity: 
Location
Latitude: 
-46.2
Longitude: 
-75.8333
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Depth (m)
Maximum or Single Reported Depth: 
3000
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
57.9
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
location and depth approximate; East Chile Rise Segment I; German et al. (2010): "Evidence from in situ sensing (optical backscatter, Eh) and water column analyses of dissolved CH4, δ3He and TDFe/TDMn concentrations document the presence of two discrete sites of venting, one right at the triple junction and the other a further 10km along axis, north of the Triple Junction, but still within the southernmost segment of the East Chile Rise."
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2010 plume only
References
Discovery References (text): 
(plume only) German, C., et al. (2010) Hydrothermal Exploration at the Chile Triple Junction – ABE’s last adventure? AGU Fall Meeting abstract #OS11D-06.
(plume only) Thurber, A.J., et al. (2010) INSPIRE: International South-East Pacific Investigation of Reducing Environments. InterRidge News 19: 21-23.