New Island Appears in the Red Sea

Saturday, December 31, 2011


An island archipelago appeared in Zubair, the Red Sea. The appearance is due to volcanic activity in the sea that has been medingin and freeze.
As quoted Newscientist , submarine volcanic activity in the Red Sea Rift region where African and Arabian tectonic plates are slowly away from each other.

A Yemeni fishermen became the first person to see the lava piles over 30 feet into the air on December 19 in which later confirmed the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer satellite, Aqua satellite and NASA's Advanced Land Imager.
On December 23, lava pile has been pushed to the surface of the water and begin to form a new island. Currently the island size and width of 500 meth er continued to expand as volcanic activity continues to grow.
Volcanic activity in the Red Sea region is now being increased. This is the first time bererupsi volcano in a century.


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