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The Birth of a New Island

In late December 2014 into early 2015, a submarine volcano in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga erupted, sending a violent stream of steam, ash and rock into the air. When the ash finally...

New island forms in Tonga

This visualization shows the evolution of the newly-erupted island informally known as Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apa in the Kingdom of Tonga in the Southwestern Pacific using a time-series of DigitalGlo...

New island forms in Tonga

This visualization shows the evolution of the newly-erupted island informally known as Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apa in the Kingdom of Tonga in the Southwestern Pacific using a time-series of DigitalGlo...

Tonga New Island [Footage]

Images have emerged of the island's surface, 45km (28 miles) north-west of Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa. The island - which is 500m (1640 feet) long - was formed after an eruption at the Hunga...

Tongan Volcano Creates New Island

Tongan Volcano Creates New Island A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month spewing out huge volumes of rock and dense ash that has killed nearby...

Volcano island

This is a time lapse of my volcano being formed. I wanted a nice view from my window, what would be cooler to look at then a volcano?