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The world's weirdest places to scuba dive

The world's weirdest places to scuba dive
The Silfra fissure in Iceland's Thingvellier National Park is where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. The water is so clear many divers are said to lose all sense of depth and even experience vertigo. The mysterious underwater ruins of Yonaguni, Japan are estimated to be between 5,000 and 8,000 years old. Some claim the ruins to be evidence of a long lost city, while others are convinced it is a geological phenomenon. The submerged active volcano of Banua Wuhu in Indonesia seen releasing ribbons of silver bubbles of sulfur gas. The volcano's barren sulfur-covered rocks give way to coral reefs and an extraordinary display of marine life the deeper down you explore. The Museum of Underwater Modern Art in Cancun, Mexico, holds over 403 permanent life-size sculptures and is one of the largest artificial reef attractions in the world. The Neptune Memorial Reef in Miami, Florida, is an artificial reef which doubles as a cemetery. SP Mainsail diving Silfra fissure Iceland 1 Related:  INCREDIBLE PLACES

Earth: Landscapes That Will Blow Your Mind “We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it” (Lawrence Durrell). Presenting a collection of some of the most amazing shots we’ve came across. Stay tuned in for more of these in the future. Evil Forces by Skarphedinn Thrainsson Namib by Daniel Montero Crater Lake by Marc Adamus Mountains Of The Moon By Jose C. Stranger Highways by Rechitansorin Mountains By CubaGallery The Begining by Marc Adamus Kirkjufell by Raymó Brandlehow Burst by Sut68 The Machu Picchu Guard Tower by Matt Wade Beinn Dearg Mor by John Parminter Road To Heaven by Andreas Reinhold At Dawn by Dennis Fischer Smoke by Michal Ostrowski Blocks Of Ice by Mac Danzig Reflection by Liloni Luca Spring On Fields by Krzysztof Browko Sorrow by by Christolakis Sidari Cliffs by Krzysztof Browko Mount Doom by Skarphedinn Thrainsson Beautiful Skies by Svein Oftedal Kelimutu Volcan by Matthieu GRYMONPREZ Norway by Malcolm X

Marvel at the Magnificent Marble Caves Can you imagine something happening that would endanger these exquisite azure caverns? It might if Chile continues with plans to build five hydro-power dams in Patagonia. Photo #7 by © Jorge Leon Cabello The water has eroded the marble to create cavities and marble caves. There are different color shades, depending on the contents’ impurities. Amazing geological formations on Chilean side of Lake Carrera. It would be a real shame if the hydro-power dams damage the lake and the marble caves on top of the surrounding natural habitats for wildlife. View of the lake and where to find the marble caverns in the Aysen region of Chile.

High school fashions, 1969 Fashion, Vintage High school fashions, 1969 i know what you’re thinking… are these more fashion snaps from coachella? Subscribe to posts via Email arthur shatzFashionhigh school fashionlife magazinelife magazine archivessixtiesVintage Wednesday 20 April, 2011 Previous Post Next Post You Might Also Like Turned Out by Maya Thursday 17 November, 2011 glee Monday 31 May, 2010 creatures of comfort Tuesday 6 April, 2010

The girl who keeps dreaming 50 Images from National Geographic`s 2010 Photo Contest Writen by Bogdan / Comments Off on 50 Images from National Geographic`s 2010 Photo Contest This is one of the most anticipated annual photo contests. The deadline for the submissions is on November 30th so if you have an interesting photo, submit it. An Indian wrestler smears mud on his head before starting wrestling in Kolkata, India, March 30, 2010. A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. Freediver waiting over 800 ft of water for something substantial to come up from the depths. The Great Pyramids. The Music Of Love. Liquid Planet. Brown bear, Buskin River, Kodiak Alaska. Fleet week 2010, standing on Alcatraz island as the Blue angels fly over head. A Wrinkle in Time. This picture was taken in Suradita Village, West Java, Indonesia (2010). The archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil is considered a wildlife sanctuary, but today, even in this isolated archipelago dolphins are victims of the bad habits of consumption. Cosmic. The child in us. eavy load.

Amazing Underwater River Cenote Angelita in Mexico has a little-known phenomenon that would appear to be a diver's delight: an underwater river! These photos, taken by Anatoly Beloshchin 30 meters deep inside the cave, reveals clear salty water and a murky "river." The river is actually a layer of hydrogen sulphide suspended harmlessly in the water. Top 10 Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by natural disasters or invasion. But there are a few societies whose disappearance has scholars truly stumped: 10. The Olmec One of the first Mesoamerican societies, the Olmec inhabited the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico. Where did they go? Around 400 BC the eastern half of the Olmec’s lands was depopulated- possibly due to environmental changes. 9. The Nabateans were a Semitic culture that inhabited parts of Jordan, Canaan and Arabia from around the sixth century BC. During the fourth century AD, the Nabateans abandoned Petra and no one really knows why. 8. The Aksumite Empire began in the first century AD in what is now Ethiopia and is believed to be the home of the Queen of Sheba. According to local legend, a Jewish Queen named Yodit defeated the Aksumite Empire and burned its churches and literature. 7.The Mycenaeans 6. 5.The Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture 4. 3.The Minoans 2.The Anasazi 1.

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