Sandy Island appeared on maps as a piece of land between Australia and New Caledonia in the South Pacific. But when scientists from the University of Sydney went to the area, they found only the blue ocean of the Coral Sea.
Alice and Neil try to find out more.
What's the name of the legendary island which is said to have sunk into the sea? Is it:
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
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- reading maps
understanding and finding your way using a map
person who plots the journey or location
not trusting or believing
- human error
mistake made by a person
related to the sea or oceans
- variety of sources
selection of reference material