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Bubbling Vents and Colorful Chimneys of Volcanic Vailulu'u Seamount

On the hunt for bubbles, chimneys, and stunning hydrothermal vent features, our team returned twice to survey Vailulu'u Seamount, the only submarine volcano in the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa.