Research team finds undersea earthquake ‘mountains'

Undersea mountains several thousand meters high have been discovered subducted under a tectonic plate that constitutes the sea bottom off the Boso Peninsula in the southeastern part of the Kanto region, according to a survey ...

Homebuilding beyond the abyss

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evidence from the Challenger Deep -- the deepest surveyed point in the world's oceans-- suggests that tiny single-celled creatures called foraminifera living at extreme depths of more than ten kilometres ...

Marine life in deep-sea canyon more varied than expected

Research into the sediment-dwelling marine life in deep-sea canyons, by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), may help to predict how marine ecosystems will respond to human disturbance of the ocean, such as deep-sea mining ...

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