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Nishino-shima has grown more than 11 times in size since eruption started, Japan

http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/02/25/nishino-shima-has-grown-more-than-11-times-in-size-since-eruption-started-japan/? An underwater volcanic eruption in the Ogasawara Islands archipelago gave rise to a new Pacific Ocean island in late November 2013. The new island, named Niijima, was about 500 meters from Nishino-shima at the time, another volcanic island that last erupted and expaned in 1973/74. Read Full Article