Fredrik Fransson, skipper of the boat Maiken, and his crew had one of the most incredible and bizarre encounters a man could have in the ocean: a new born volcanic island rising just in front of their eyes. Here are some of his pictures of the event:
In the middle of the sea, they suddenly found a wide area of the sea surface entirely covered with floating stones.
They made their way through this amazing "golden carpet"
and finally find the the new volcano rising...
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