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InterRidge - Cayman Trough

Deep-sea hydrothermal vents are among the most extreme environments on the planet. Much is still unknown about the species living here, but mining companies are trying to exploit the rich source of minerals. Video of the 5000m-deep Cayman Trough vents, the deepest known, supplied by Dr Bramley Murton, National Oceanography Center, Southampton, UK.

Year: 2013

Produced by: Grid Arendal

Tags: deep sea minerals promotional video