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Life Is Thriving 2,600 Feet Beneath The Seafloor

Life Is Thriving 2,600 Feet Beneath The Seafloor

You won’t see many living things above the ocean surface hundreds of miles southeast of Madagascar—an albatross or the occasional fishing vessel may break up the hours of solitude. But beneath the surface, lava from Earth’s mantle has uplifted a long, underwater mountain range with a flat top extending 5…