As noted by Susan Kieffer at Geology in Motion, the most striking observation was the presence of a new cone near the summit, thought to be a result of the eruption of 0.00875 cubic kilometres of magma during the 14-day observation period.
The researchers published their findings last week in Nature Geoscience, adding much-needed insight into the usually elusive structure, evolution, and behaviour of submarine volcanoes.
SCIENCE has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness. Aldous Huxley, 1894-1963.
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