Centre for Deep Sea Research

The GONORTH cruise was a success!

Early August, the GONORTH cruise organised by several Norwegian institutions came to an end. On its last ROV dive, a new hydrothermal vent field, named Ultima Thule, was discovered on the Lucky Ridge!

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Hydrothermal chimneys found on the lucky ridge.

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More info about the cruise can be found on this youtube video and on this blogpost.

As well, the vent field discovery was mentionned on NRK (In Norwegian).