Whoops: Much-Mapped Island Doesn't Actually Exist

Scientists head to Sandy Island, find nothing

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 22, 2012 7:11 AM CST | Updated Nov 25, 2012 9:40 AM CST

(Newser) – Planning an island vacation? A word to the wise: Don't visit Sandy Island, supposedly off Australia's northeast coast. It's simply not there. Scientists at the University of Sydney journeyed to the spot where the island is supposed to be according to many...   Read full story »


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