17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Oceanside Alignment

The perfect alignment of rock formations with the horizon at the base of the cliffs at the Tulum ruins, inspired by the perfect alignment of the lanterns in the Mayan lighthouse that allowed Mayan navigators to safely pass through the barrier reefs.

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Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Tulum, Mexico
Copyright: © Joseph McNaughton