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  1. #1 New island? 
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    New island emerges in Tonga
    « on: November 07, 2006, 09:44:51 PM »


    http://www.matangitonga.to/article/t...n_081106.shtml

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    A NEW island has emerged out of the sea between Tonga's volcanic islands of Kao in the Ha'apai Group and Late in the Vava'u Group, according to an eyewitness report


    read more here...........
    http://www.matangitonga.to/article/t...nd061106.shtml


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    Here's one of Surtsey, a small island formed in th 1960's - already begining to show somr colour..


    http://www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/wor...mage_1519.html


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    By the way Surtsej is the most famous recently appeared island (near Island). Moreover it is the largest.
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    How fasciniating that we are witnessing all these changes!
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    Very interesting, although this isn't new, changes like this are continuously occuring. I was particularly intrigued to see the "sea of stone" - a phenomenon that I was not previously aware existed.
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    oh to have been there to witness Surtsey's creation with my eyes!
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    Exciting.
    And yet, the island is classified as ephemeral.
    It will dissolve back into the sea and be no more.

    http://www.theworld.org/?q=node/5859&answer=true
    (Interesting photos in the above link.)
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