Check Out This Tiny New Island Born of a Volcano

By Esther Inglis-Arkell

The Ogasawara Islands, just south of Japan, are a beautiful and geologically active spot. In 2013, members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force noticed a “hot spot” among the islands, near the Nishinoshima volcano. In 2015 they returned, and found a small, entirely new islet, just south of the main volcano.

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