This 3D fly-through movie shows the seafloor in the Magic Mountain area of Explorer Ridge, as mapped by the Imagenex sonar system on the ABE autonomous vehicle. Magic Mountain is a hydrothermal vent site located on the east shoulder of a highly faulted valley. The mapped area is 6 km by 2 km and the resolution is 4 meters. (Movie courtesy of Clay Hamilton and Bill Chadwick.) Download largest version (mp4, 4.6 MB).


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