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Looking into Mother Earth
Pico do Arieiro trail, Madeira, Portugal
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Castle of ducks
Peace on the Earth
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Girl of the oceans
Sisters on the beach
Sahar in monochrome
A cave with a view
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Looking into Mother Earth

We took paddleboards to Isla de Vila Franca do Campo, a tiny islet off the coast of Sáo Miguel Island in the Azores. It has a volcanic cone with a 150 meter crater that is nearly a perfect circle. We paddled inside the crater's azure blue waters and snorkeled around the outer reefs along its edges. Later, when I flew a drone over the islet, the crater reminded me of a tiny version of the earth from space.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2019
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 19, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
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Camera Model: L1D-20c
Focal Length: 10.3mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
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PHOTO LOCATION Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal