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First U.S. marine national monument created in Atlantic

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First U.S. marine national monument created in Atlantic

Posted: 15 Sep 2016 12:15 PM PDT

Deep in the oceans exist some of the world’s oldest and most mysterious sea canyons and mountains, or seamounts. Formed millions of years ago by extinct volcanoes and sediment erosion, sea canyons and seamounts are biodiversity hot spots — home to many rare and endangered species….

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