17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Surfacing in a Limestone Grotto

In the cavernous ocean coast of Miyakojima, Japan, descend into the deep blue, enter a cave and find yourself inland when you surface. You may be rewarded with emerald green, crystal-clear water and a sunny island sky.

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Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Miyako, Japan
Copyright: © Andrew Delano