Video of underwater volcano erupting

bbc_underwater_volcanoSeveral websites are showing video of the deepest underwater eruption ever recorded.  The pictures show lava bursting into the water at the West Mata submarine volcano. This is about 200km south-west of Samoa. The video was taken by a robotic submersible called Jason and is over 1100 metres deep.

You can find out more and see the video from the BBC’s website.

About Neil Hambleton

I am a British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Advanced Diver and an Open Water Instructor. I have been diving since 1992, after joining South China Diving Club (SCDC), which is a Hong Kong-based branch of the BSAC. Having moved to New Zealand, I am now a member of BSAC New Zealand.
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