Top Ten News Photo Galleries of 2007

Top Ten Photo Galleries 2007, National Geographic News
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2. Quake Lifts Island Ten Feet Out of Ocean

Residents of Ranongga in the South Pacific Ocean sit on a massive coral reef that was lifted out of the sea—along with their entire island—by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake in April 2007.

See full earthquake-island gallery (originally posted April 10, 2007).

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—Photograph by William West/AFP/Getty Images
 
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