'HOTTEST' spot on the ocean floor

Phipps mrphipps at slip.net
Wed Aug 20 15:31:32 EST 1997


Marc Van de Craen wrote:
>
> Dear,
>
> If you would have one opportunity to make a visit to the seafloor
> with a specialized submarine, to which place would you go to have the
> most spectacular views ?
>
> What do you think of the large thermal vent field 'TAG' or
> Trans-Atlantic Geotraverse ?
>
> I am asking this odd question because a TV-network might make this
> possible for me.
>
> Thanks in advance for your answer,
>
> Marc
>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
> Marc Van de Craen
> University of Ghent
> lab. Molecular biology
> K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35
> B-9000 Gent
> Belgium
>
> tel: (0)9/264 51 44
> fax: (0)9/264 53 48
> E-mail: marcvdc at lmb1.rug.ac.be
> ---------------------------------

You might consider the hot-spot at the seamount/future Hawaiian island,
think it's called Loihi... when active, it should be quite a sight.

Good luck on your project!





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