Disputed Island Disappears into Sea

NEW DELHI (AP) - For nearly 30 years,AIndiaAandABangladeshAhave argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal. Now rising sea levels have resolved the dispute for them: the island’s gone.

New Moore Island, in the Sunderbans, has been completely submerged, said oceanographer Sugata Hazra, a professor atAJadavpur UniversityAinACalcutta. Its disappearance has been confirmed byAsatellite imageryAandAsea patrols, he said.

"What these two countries could not achieve from years of talking, has been resolved by global warming,"Asaid Hazra.

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Posted: March 29th, 2010
at 7:35am by Koookiecrumbles


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