18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
The Water and the Mountain - Philadelphia Quarry, TN, USA

My husband and I fell in love with diving while in Australia, so, even in landlocked Tennessee, we decided to pursue open water scuba certification. Training took place at Philadelphia Quarry, where the red rocks and bluer-than-normal water (caused by mineral content) were breathtaking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Philadelphia, Tennessee, United States of America
Copyright: © Cara Santarsiera