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Birth of a new island

Credit: Japanese Coast Guard
A new island appeared in the Pacific Oceans about 620 miles (1,000 km) south of Tokyo on Nov. 20. The spectacular volcanic eruption boiled the sea and…Read More »





shot lava fragments into the air. The Japanese Coast Guard captured pictures of the island's birth from the air.   Less «
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