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Discovering Undersea Asphalt Volcanoes – Slideshow and Story

Join scientists as they discover that mysterious mounds on the seafloor near Santa Barbara, Calif., are the remnants of ancient asphalt volcanoes.

Asphalt Volcanoes on the Seafloor
An audio slideshow on the exploration of Il Duomo
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=73126

Undersea Asphalt Volcanoes Discovered
Erupting oil paved the seafloor with mysterious mounds
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=73026