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#206116 - 11/10/06 07:53 PM Birth of an Island in Pictures
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The crew of the yacht Maiken made pictures of the birth of an new island.
First they sailed through a layer of volcanic ashes and rocks:


After that they spotted a new volcanic island in the making at the horizon:


Read the article "Tonga volcanic eruption seen by yacht crew" on the Tonga online news here:
http://www.matangitonga.to/article/tonganews/natural_events/tonga_eruption_081106.shtml
And see all the pics on the "Frederick and Crew on Maiken" Blog here:
http://yacht-maiken.blogspot.com/2006/08/stone-sea-and-volcano.html
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#206117 - 11/10/06 08:03 PM Re: Birth of an Island in Pictures
snorkelgirl Offline
Fantastic! loved their blog site, check out the whales, too!

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#206118 - 11/11/06 12:43 AM Re: Birth of an Island in Pictures
Axeman Offline
UNFRIGGIN REAL..THANK YOU SOO MUCH!
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#206119 - 11/11/06 01:05 AM Re: Birth of an Island in Pictures
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I wonder if the earthquake action in Tonga and birth of the island are closely related? Very cool shots!
So who owns the beachfront property????

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