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Japanese underwater volcano: artist tries to swim in floating pumice stone

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Japanese underwater volcano: artist tries to swim in floating pumice stone

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A major clean-up has started on the Japanese island of Okinawa to remove pumice, which accumulated along its coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption in August.

Floating stone has covered the white sand beaches of the island’s resorts, blocked ports, destroyed boats and killed farmed fish. A local artist even tried swimming in it – watch to see how she fared.

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