National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Six underwater volcanoes found hiding in plain sight

Fri, 08/02/2019
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When the rocky mound lurched onto his computer screen aboard the R/V OGS Explora, geophysicist Emanuele Lodolo couldn’t believe his eyes. Just four miles off the coast of Sicily, the team had stumbled on a previously unknown volcano with an old lava flow trailing some 2.5 miles westward across the seafloor. Bill Chadwick is quoted.