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Seismic Survey at the Mariana Trench Will Follow Water Dragged Down Into the Earth's Mantle
March 22, 2012
Seismologists have just returned from a cruise in the western Pacific to lay the instruments for a seismic survey that will follow the water chemically bound to or trapped in the down-diving Pacific Plate at the Mariana Trench, the deep trench to which "Avatar" director James Cameron is poised to plunge.
Washington University in St. Louis
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