New islands

New islands are islands which have been created recently (since 20th century), whether by means of volcanism, erosion, glacial retreat, or other mechanisms.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ogasawara Islands An Island provisionally named as Niijima emerged in november 2013, but has since Dec 26 joined Nishinoshima and ceased to be a separate island.
Surtsey 1963, formed in a volcanic eruption
Ujung Kulon National Park Anak Krakatau (1927)


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to New islands?

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source