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What are the Black Smokers?

Question asked by: Asif Geo

Asked on: 29 Jun 2009

This is a type of hydrothermal vent found on the ocean floor. not a volcano as you might think from the name, however black smoke does come up as the great heat from inside the earth gets released through the vents.
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Replied at: 01 Jul 2009
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