This is Sable Island, known as the graveyard of the Atlantic. It is about 109 miles southeast of Nova Scotia. What is the island origin?

post-glacial
coral
volcanic
it is the top of a drowned mountain
Sable Island is believed to have formed from a terminal moraine de­posit­ed on the con­ti­nen­tal shelf near the end of the last Ice Age. It emerges from vast shoals and shallows which, in tandem with frequent fog and sudden storms, have caused over 350 recorded ship­wrecks

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