MARCH SECOND 1995

THE ELEVENTH BIRTHDAY OF THE ISLANDS OF 1984 IN THE HOME REEF AREA, TONGA

Born March 2, 1984

Home Reef is 23 km NNE of Metis Shoal Submarine activity commenced March 1-2, 1984 A new island was still present March 23, 1984

Reference

Tappin, David, Item 9:4 Home Reef, in Global Volcanism, McClelland, Simkin, Summers, Nielsen and Stein, editors, American Geohysical Union, Washington, D.C., p.139

MARCH TWENTY-FOURTH ,1995

THE TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY OF RITTER ISLAND,

now Papua New Guinea Born Mar. 24, 1700

William Dampier witnessed the first and perhaps only eruption of Ritter Island What he wroe was quoted by Cooke

References