18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Underwater Mushroom Hills

Both on land and in the sea, Papua New Guinea contain remarkably diverse and rich nature. While diving between the coral reefs I came across this unique habitat of sandy bottom covered with soft corals and looks like underwater mushroom hills.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Ambitle Island, Papua New Guinea
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger