This article appeared in In the ABC News of Australia.
An island in the Bay of Bengal, claimed for years by both India and Bangladesh, appears to have vanished beneath rising seas.
Scientists in Calcutta say satellite images show the island is now fully under water.
It is known to the Indians as New Moore Island and to the Bangladeshis as South Talpatti Island.
There has never been a permanent settlement there as the island only ever reached two metres above sea level.
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