15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Underwater waterfall illusion in Mauritius

This photo was taken during a 10-day honeymoon in Mauritius, showing the underwater waterfall illusion. It is, in fact, sediment being washed out into the open sea. From this angle, however, there appears to be an underwater waterfall.

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Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Le Morne, Mauritius
Copyright: © Jan Knobbout