September 27, 2013
How the Pakistan Earthquake Created an Island
Brian Howard, National Geographic
The Associated Press
On Tuesday, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck a remote part of western Pakistan, killing more than 260 people and displacing hundreds of thousands. It also triggered formation of a new island off the coast, which has quickly become a global curiosity. But scientists say the island won't last long.
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