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A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Tiny island formed out of molten rock

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Old 11.11.2011, 00:44
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

I had a conversation with a crew while sailing around the Stockholm archipelago.

What constitutes and island?

(that makes it different from a rock)
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Old 11.11.2011, 01:22
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Is it possible to buy brown sugar there?
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Not yet, but I hear the property is real hot
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Have any Germanz put out zere towels yet?
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Well I was looking for an Island to build our summer house, I think we found it!
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

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I had a conversation with a crew while sailing around the Stockholm archipelago.

What constitutes and island?

(that makes it different from a rock)
I'd suppose it needs minimal vegetation to be an islet, then perhaps habitable conditions - wood? - to be an island. But then Australia has wood but is uninhabitable, so hmm...
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

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I'd suppose it needs minimal vegetation to be an islet, then perhaps habitable conditions - wood? - to be an island. But then Australia has wood but is uninhabitable, so hmm...
That's right, and some more. A cliff could be called island for fun but once it could make a difference when establishing territorial delimitation which could further lead to a country's right to exploit some mineral resources (oil, natural gas) it's a damn hard job to prove whether it's an island or just a cliff. In 2009 Romania won a long dispute over maritime delimitation with its neighbours, and our lawyers team did a good job in the International Court of Justice in the Hague to prove the Snakes' Island was just a cliff.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maritim...ia_and_Ukraine
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Hey, some make a rock constitute a country!

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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Nice footage Volcano Lava

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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

Magma plume activity, eruptions in Canary Islands, Azores

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=91IMATayaFo
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

it will be underwater again by 2050.
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

I suppose a 25 year leasehold will do in the mean time.
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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

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Magma plume activity, eruptions in Canary Islands, Azores

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=91IMATayaFo
Wait... What?...

Açores is the archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic, which belongs to Portugal.



Canárias is the arquipelago on the coast of Africa, which belong to Spain.


I'm confused.

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Re: A new but small island is born ( Canary Islands 08.11.2011)

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I had a conversation with a crew while sailing around the Stockholm archipelago.

What constitutes and island?

(that makes it different from a rock)
According to Wikipedia..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island
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