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New Volcanic Island Southeast of Japan
November 21, 2013 | National Geographic

National Geographic has a short video that shows a new island erupting from the sea in the Bonin Islands, about 500 miles southeast of Japan.

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The New Island South of Japan is Growing!
December 15, 2013 | The Australian
Last month a volcanic island surfaced and began growing about 600 miles south of Japan. The eruption continues and the size of the island is growing.

December 30, 2013 | NASA
An aerial view of Niijima, the new volcanic island growing in the Pacific Ocean about 600 miles south of Japan.

New Island South of Japan Continues Growing
January 1, 2014 | National Geographic
Niijima, the new volcanic island that first appeared about 600 miles south of Japan continues to grow. Now it is about 13.8 acres in size with a maximum elevation of about 80 feet.

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