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Thursday, December 29, 2011
Volcano creates new island in the Red Sea
Fishermen witnessed spewing lava fountains reaching up to 90ft tall on December 19 near the group of islands known as the Zubair Group, off the west coast of Yemen.
Days later images released by NASA Earth Observatory show the underwater explosion seems to have created a new island in between the Rugged and Haycock islands.
Eruption creates new island in Red Sea
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