This is the largest explosive burst that we saw at Brimstone Pit during Jason dive J2-192. There were probably even larger bursts that we were not able to see, at times when the eruption plume was so extensive and thick that we could not get near the vent. Video courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program.

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