Atacama Trench

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Related to Peru-Chile Trench: Japan Trench, Mariana Trench, Aleutian Trench, Kuril Trench
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Noun1.Atacama Trench - a depression in the floor of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile
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During ship-board experiments over the Peru-Chile trench in 2010, Zylinski shined blue-filtered LED light on specimens of both creatures to watch them rapidly go from clear to opaque.
Why does the Peru-Chile Trench, which extends along almost the entire west coast of South America, have only three segments of volcanism?