Largest methane seep in the world found off the eastern coast

This is from June – (sorry we missed it!)

From Jim Lee’s ResoNation

Largest methane seep in the world found off the eastern coast of U.S..

June 19, 2013 – SOUTH CAROLINA – On the seafloor just off of the U.S. East Coast lies a barely known world, explorations of which bring continual surprises. As recently as the mid-2000s, practically zero methane seeps — spots on the seafloor where gas leaks from the Earth’s crust — were thought to exist off the East Coast; while one had been reported more than a decade ago, it was thought to be one of a kind. But in the past two years, additional studies have revealed a host of new areas of seafloor rich in seeps. . . .

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