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.

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