Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Compare cell phone plans using Wirefly's innovative plan comparison tool ×

Submission + - Sandy Island the undiscovered country (bbc.co.uk)

Big Hairy Ian writes: "A South Pacific island, shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Earth and Google Maps, does not exist, Australian scientists say.

The supposedly sizeable strip of land, named Sandy Island on Google maps, was positioned midway between Australia and French-governed New Caledonia.

But when scientists from the University of Sydney went to the area, they found only the blue ocean of the Coral Sea."

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Sandy Island the undiscovered country

Comments Filter:

An algorithm must be seen to be believed. -- D.E. Knuth

Working...