Articles tagged "new islands discovered"

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New island emerges near Gwadar after massive M 7.7 earthquake in Pakistan

A new island has emerged off the coast of Gwadar in Arabian Sea after massive M 7.7 earthquake hit western Pakistan on September 24, 2013. The new island has mountainous terrain and is rising up to a 30 meters (100 feet).  Image of

September 25, 2013

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657 New Islands Discovered Worldwide

The Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously thought, according to a new global survey by researchers from Duke University and Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C.The researchers identified a total of 2,149 barrier islands worldwide using satellite images,

April 21, 2011