An Australian oceanographic research vessel has discovered an underwater volcano in the depths of the Indian Ocean that resembles the Eye of Sauron.
In the abyss of the Indian Ocean lies a in a specific way. If you are familiar with the trilogy Lord of the rings, that sounds weird like by Sauron. It was discovered as part of a study From the Australian Indian Ocean Territory by a team of scientists aboard the ship RV investigator. The latter has since the end of June made a trip around the unknown waters of Christmas Island and , for one The first 45 days (most recently announced by the Australian National Science Agency That the ship had to suspend its mission in the middle of its voyage for technical reasons without and to resume its journey as soon as possible).
When the ocean makes the eyes
It is located 3100 meters from , the underwater volcano named Ain Soron, using file . Technology that emits millions of towards This makes it possible to draw a detailed map of the ocean area. This elliptical volcano has a diameter of 6.2 km by 4.8 km . A type of large circular or ellipsoidal depression, formed when a volcano collapses.
Next to him was there too , nickname Far Parade And the I want to let it go. These three volcanoes are part of the seamount mass Karma, It is estimated to be more than 100 million years old . They formed next to an old man , which at that time was located in the south, near Antarctica.
“We know that the area is covered with enormous seamounts that were formed at timesWe know that the region is at a critical point between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans. We are really excited about the prospect of a new discovery اكتشاف , and perhaps even new branches of of life hitherto hidden beneath the waves in this unexplored region”, Expedition chief scientist Tim O’Hara explains in a press release.
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