20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A White Seashell on a Black Sand Beach

This white seashell rests on the shores of Jeju Island, South Korea. The island was formed hundreds of years ago by volcanic activity, giving rise to the black sand that the seashell rests on. In the background, waves lap against the shore.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Jeju Island, South Korea
Camera: NIKON D3500
Copyright: © Kyle Haney