How Are Islands Made?


Natural islands can be formed either by the activity of a volcano, which rises up from the ocean floor, or by coral deposits which grow large enough to eventually form an island.
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Islands can form from volcanoes under the ocean water. The Hawaiian Islands are formed that way. Man made islands are made my simply pouring enough fill and aggregate into the water until the island forms. You can find more information here:
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