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Swimming under

Swimming under

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At Kiholo Bay, fresh cold water from the surrouding lava fields makes its way into the warm salt water of the bay, forming two layers that give it a characteristic opalescence. Here, the flow of fresh water from the surrounding lava shelves can be seen from the turbidity in the upper layers. A number of fish are swimming in these shallow areas.

Canon PowerShot S400 ,Canon underwater housing
1/250s f/7.1 at 7.4mm full exif

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Kees Terberg05-Feb-2009 00:40
A true gem!
Guest 18-Oct-2007 00:04
zobo11-Sep-2007 00:53
Incredible how these 2 worlds are so close to eachother but so completely different.
You captured it very nicely!
cat bounds29-Mar-2007 19:29
This is a wonderful image, makes me want to be snorkeling there :)
Stefanos Lampridis20-Sep-2006 18:47
Amazing shot!
Brian with an Eye25-Aug-2006 22:33
I enjoyed seeing this! V
beverley harrison22-Aug-2006 10:31
love this!!