16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Nature’s Jacuzzi

Beneath this dive site is an underwater volcano that heats up the water from the depths of the earth. Through the cracks in the ocean floor, the volcanic heated water fizzes out and bubbles the sea like a Jacuzzi. Locals claim that the mineral-rich seawater can cure many skin ailments.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Aceh, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Mok Hoe