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Submission + - 7,500 square mile floating rock shelf in the Southern Ocean (

EdIII writes: Sailors from New Zealand's Royal Navy found more than 7,500 square miles of the lava rock bobbing on the surface of the South Pacific Ocean, which is slightly smaller than New Jersey, but more interesting.

It has been initially determined to be from underwater volcanic eruption, possibly from Monowai.

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