Thursday, June 20, 2019

Environment

South Pacific: 21st Century Christopher Columbus Witnesses The Birth of an Island

Volcanic Eruption in Tonga - Photo Courtesy of AP Photo / Military of Foreign Affairs Tonga

In a world of satellite technology, what are the chances of discovering an unknown island? Yet one man can lay claim to just that, after stumbling across a brand new island in the South Pacific.

Volcanic Eruption in Tonga – Photo Courtesy of AP Photo / Military of Foreign Affairs Tonga

In …Read More: South Pacific: 21st Century Christopher Columbus Witnesses The Birth of an Island

Breaking Island News

Pacific Ocean: A New Island is Born after Spectacular Volcanic Eruption in Tonga

Volcanic Eruption in Tonga - Photo Courtesy of AP Photo / Military of Foreign Affairs Tonga

A large volcanic eruption in the Pacific region has produced a brand new island, located approximately 70 kilometers to the north-west of Tongan capital, Nuku’alofa.

Volcanic Eruption in Tonga – Photo Courtesy of AP Photo / Military of Foreign Affairs Tonga

A volatile volcano has presented the Pacific island Kingdom of Tonga …Read More: Pacific Ocean: A New Island is Born after Spectacular Volcanic Eruption in Tonga

Development

Arctic: Russian Military Helicopters Discover New Island in Arctic Waters

During a routine mission in the Laptev Sea, two Russian helicopter pilots stumbled across a previously unknown island between the Port of Tiksi and the New Siberian Islands.

Yaya Island – Photo Courtesy of www.russia-ic.com

During a routine mission to transport military equipment unspecified equipment to the New Siberian Islands, two Russian …Read More: Arctic: Russian Military Helicopters Discover New Island in Arctic Waters