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hydrothermal system

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  • Marshall hydrothermal recovery system — The Marshall Hydrothermal Recovery System is the first patented system designed to utilize underwater hydrothermal vents for energy, mining, and water desalination. It was designed by Bruce C. Marshall of California. Hydrothermal vents typically… …   Wikipedia

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