A New Volcanic Island

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THE officer in charge of the Marine Survey of India, Commander W. G. Beauchamp, R.I.M., has forwarded the following description of Volcano Island derived from an examination made about sixteen days after its appearance above water. The island is situated off the coast of Arakan, in the Bay of Bengal, about nine miles to the north-westward of Chebuda Island, and has a greatest length of 307 yards in a S.S.W. and N.N.E. direction, and a greatest breadth of 217 yards in a N.W. and S.E. direction; the summit is 19 feet above high water.

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FIELD, A. A New Volcanic Island. Nature 75, 414 (1907) doi:10.1038/075414b0

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