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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsEarth Sciences & Geology · 1 decade ago

What is the energy source that is heating the fluid in the hydrothermal vent?

What is the energy source that is heating the fluid in the hydrothermal vent?

How does this vent fluid form?

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PLEASE ANSWER.

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Update 2:

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It is the internal heat of the earth and/or magma near the surface. The water trickles down into the heated area, gets hot, and shoots back up into the vent.

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