Photographs emerge of new Pacific island off Tonga Formed by Underwater Volcanic EruptionPhotographs have recently emerged of a newly formed volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean after three men climbed to the peak of the land mass off the coast of Tonga. The New Island is believed to have formed after a volcano exploded underwater and then expanded. The one-mile long cone-shaped island began forming last month, about forty miles from the nation’s capital, and is now safe to walk on. The Experts believe a volcano exploded underwater and then expanded until an island formed. The island is expected to erode back into the ocean in a matter of months. FULL REPORT