World’s newest island forms in Japanese archipelago

World’s newest island forms in Japanese archipelago
World’s newest island forms in Japanese archipelago

We show you our most important and recent visitors news details World’s newest island forms in Japanese archipelago in the following article

Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - TOKYO — The world’s newest island has risen from the sea off the coast of the Japanese island of Iwo Jima in the Pacific Ocean.

Japan’s Meteorological Agency (JMA) told CNN the unnamed island was formed by an undersea volcanic eruption.

Its rise from the ocean was documented in pictures taken by the country’s Maritime Self-Defense Force on November 1.

The photos show a small eruption sending a dark cloud of ash above the tiny island, which is now part of the Ogasawara Island chain.

The JMA has been recording volcanic activity in the area since last year, but the Earthquake Research Institute of the University of Tokyo confirmed the island-forming eruption took place on October 30.

Setsuya Nakada, a professor emeritus of volcanology at the University of Tokyo, told the Japan Times this week that magma had been building under the water for some time before it finally broke the surface.

The island sits about 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) south of mainland Japan and a kilometer from Iwo Jima, the island that saw some of the fiercest battles of World War II in the Pacific.

US Marines fought tens of thousands of Japanese garrisoned there in a battle that killed more than 7,000 Americans and 22,000 Japanese troops. — CNN

These were the details of the news World’s newest island forms in Japanese archipelago for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Saudi Gazette and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

NEXT Italy foreign minister urges ‘immediate ceasefire’ in Gaza

Author Information

I have been an independent financial adviser for over 11 years in the city and in recent years turned my experience in finance and passion for journalism into a full time role. I perform analysis of Companies and publicize valuable information for shareholder community. Address: 2077 Sharon Lane Mishawaka, IN 46544, USA Phone: (+1) 574-255-1083 Email: [email protected]