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Earth Science

Huge Pumice Rock 'Island' Seen Floating In South Pacific 104

Posted by timothy
from the israel's-really-small dept.
First time accepted submitter ZombieBraintrust writes "Pumice, the lightweight stone used to smooth skin, is usually found in beauty salons, but on Thursday sailors from New Zealand's Royal Navy found nearly 10,000 square miles of the lava rock bobbing on the surface of the South Pacific Ocean."
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Huge Pumice Rock 'Island' Seen Floating In South Pacific

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