Possible Carbonate Cap of a Former Methane Seep

Image shows an unusual carbonate formation of concentric rings on the seafloor

Detailed Description

An unusual carbonate formation near a former methane seep. One possibility is that the carbonate eventually built up enough to plug the seep, and the methane began to disperse throughout the rest of the rock.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3840 x 2160

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Location Taken: US