Fra-and Timothy Quimpo and Patrice Bianca Roa-Chio, two senior researchers from Xavier University McKeough Marine Center were in a team of 28 researchers and divers who went on an expedition to Benham Rise last May 3-17, 2014.
Benham Rise is a 13 million hectare undersea feature east of Luzon and part of the Philippine Territory. The large landmass is seismically active and rising steadily and may become an island in a million years.
Read article by Ria Duana A. Roble HERE.
Watch the video below.
photo from rappler.com