These Are the First Pictures of Tonga’s Newest Island
by Owen James Burke
Photo: GP Orbassano
The new, yet-to-be-named island, which began forming in January, lies about 40 miles southwest of the nation’s main island, Tongatapu.
Hotel owner GP Orbassano, his son and a friend may have been the first visitors to the new isle. Photo: GP Orbassano
The trio stopped off at one of the islands 3, obviously remote, sandy beaches.
Approximately 800 feet high, half a mile wide and three-quarters of a mile long, the island could hold promise for tourism, but let’s hope it stays just the way it is.
Read more at abc.net.au — OJB