Pruning the forum database.
It's a mystery worthy of James Bond. A tiny island in the Pacific which appears on a range of maps seems to have disappeared without a trace.Australian scientists who went in search of Sandy Island - which appears midway between Australia and the French-governed New Caledonia on Google Earth among other world maps - found nothing but sea when they arrived.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2236952/Phantom-island-shown-Google-Earth-does-exist-Australian-scientists-discover-outcrop-Pacific-voyage.html
Were they using the apple iphone map app? They might have been looking in the wrong ocean.
Torpedoed by a UFO maybe!