Lava brain

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Lava brain

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Lava brain

Australia – Southern Ocean

Lava flowing from a recent submarine volcanic eruption takes the form of a brain in its complexity and shape. 

Depth range
195 m (from 80 m to 275 m MLLWS)
Location
-53°3.06’, 72°32.64’
Projection
UTM zone 43 S / WGS84
Data acquisition
Marine National Facility
Survey year
2016
Project
Heard Earth-Ocean-Biosphere Interactions
Acoustic system
Kongsberg EM710 multibeam echosounder
Acoustic data processing software
CARIS
Grid resolution
10 m
Image production
Sally Watson, University of Tasmania
Image caption
Vanessa Lucieer, University of Tasmania
Acknowledgements
RV Investigator