NASA has been able to reveal the secrets of a mysterious island on the planet, which appeared recently, and learned how and when it originated.
The island that suddenly appeared 4 years ago in the South Pacific, the mysterious island that was formed between December 2014 and January 2015, as a result of a volcanic eruption between the two largest islands in the Kingdom of Tonga.
So far it has not been given any official name, but the locals have called it “Hanga Tonga Hanga Bay”.
The island contained a large number of birds of various types, as scientists at NASA observed the spread of flowers on the surface of “Hanga Tonga”.
NASA reveals the secrets of the most mysterious island on the planet
Hanga Tonga emerged as a result of an underwater volcano, the third such volcanic eruption in the past 150 years, and NASA scientists have attempted to uncover its mystery since it emerged from the sea in 2015.
It is worth noting that the Kingdom of Tonga contains approximately 176 islands scattered over an area of 700,000 km2 in the South Pacific, of which only 52 are inhabited.
The kingdom extends about 800 km from north to south and lies in about a third of the distance between New Zealand and Hawaii, and the origin of the name refers to the Polynesian languages where the word means TongaSouth.
Tonga is also known as the friendly islands because of the hospitality that Captain James Cook received on his first visit there in 1773. Coincidentally, he landed on that land in conjunction with the Inassi Festival and represents the annual donation of the first fruits of Toi Tonga, a great island leader, where Cook received an invitation to attend the celebration. . According to author William Mariner, island leaders wanted to kill Cook during the harvest, but they had not agreed on a plan.