Week in Photos: Etna Erupts, 1st Female Beefeater, More

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Muizenberg, South Africa, September 2, 2007— Surfers in Cape Town attempt to break the world record for most surfers on a single wave.

The South African event was just one of nine simultaneous attempts in different countries to surpass the official record of 44 set in Ireland in 2006.

Of the 310 surfers that paddled out in Cape Town, 71 managed to ride the same wave, but the figure has yet to be officially verified.

The events were organized by Earthwave to highlight global warming issues.

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