Monthly Archives: September 2012

Life on a Seamount

Seamounts are underwater volcanoes that haven’t broken the surface of the ocean. When they do, they are islands. In July, an eruption in the Kermadec Seamount range, northeast of New Zealand, threw thousands upon thousands of pumice pieces up to … Continue reading

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