The Full Wiki

More info on Pumice raft

Pumice raft: Map

Advertisements
  

Wikipedia article:

Map showing all locations mentioned on Wikipedia article:

A pumice raft is a floating raft of pumice occasionally created by ocean-based volcanic activity.

Volcanic activity in the South Pacific near Tongamarker on August 12, 2006 revealed the emergence of a new island. The crew of the Maiken, a yacht that left the northern Tongan islands group of Vava'umarker in August, reported that they saw streaks of light, porous pumice stone floating in the water -- then "sailed into a vast, many-miles-wide belt of densely packed pumice."

Pumice rafts drifted to Fijimarker in 1979 and 1984 from eruptions around Tonga, and some were reportedly 30 kilometers (19 miles) wide.

See also

References



External links




Embed code:
Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message