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Mass of volcanic rocks discovered off New Zealand coast
A mass of small volcanic rocks nearly the size of Belgium has been discovered floating off the coast of New Zealand.Stretching 250 nautical miles by 30 nautical miles, scientists say the rocks likely spewed up in an eruption by an underwater volcano. Read more from The Associated Press.Photo: An area of floating pumice is spotted southwest of Raoul island, off the coast of New Zealand, on Aug. 9, 2012. (AP Photo / New Zealand Defence Force, Nicole Munro)

Mass of volcanic rocks discovered off New Zealand coast

A mass of small volcanic rocks nearly the size of Belgium has been discovered floating off the coast of New Zealand.

Stretching 250 nautical miles by 30 nautical miles, scientists say the rocks likely spewed up in an eruption by an underwater volcano. Read more from The Associated Press.

Photo: An area of floating pumice is spotted southwest of Raoul island, off the coast of New Zealand, on Aug. 9, 2012. (AP Photo / New Zealand Defence Force, Nicole Munro)