After two great dives exploring the western slope of Johnston Atoll, we are heading north to map and launch ROV dives on a series of previously unmapped seamounts. Check out some of our latest discoveries and stay tuned to Twitter @EVNautilus and Instagram @NautilusLive for our next dive alert. 50 minutes 3 seconds ago
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Aloha Mai. We will begin our Q & A series tomorrow morning on our next dive. A Hui Hou!
Deep Seamount Biodiversity of Johnston Atoll
Johnston Atoll, one of the most isolated atolls in the world, is located in the central Pacific Ocean, between the Hawaiian Islands, the Line Islands, and the nation of Kiribati. Around this atoll, the Pacific Remote Island Marine National Monument (PRIMNM) was expanded in 2014 to protect the full 200 nautical mile perimeter of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) encompassing many unexplored seafloor features.