Fantastic disappearing island!
“To prevent a repeat of the disagreements, this time Italy acted swiftly by sending a team of divers to plant Sicily’s flag on the rising seamount in advance of its expected resurfacing.”
An oil painting depicting the HMS Melville, of the Royal Navy, off the volcanic Ferdinandea Island or Graham Island, 1831. Photo credit: National Maritime Museum.
Once upon a time, in the waters not far off the coast of Sicily, there was an island called Ferdinandea.
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