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Mystical River

Diving in Cenote Angelita where a cloud of hydrogen sulfide gives the appearance of an underwater river, complete with its own island. The cenote is a water-filled sinkhole, and the island is a mound of debris from the roof collapse. The cloud is formed by the anaerobic decomposition of organic matter such as leaft litter,

TAGS: Cavern, Diving, Mexico, Scuba, Tulum

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 3209
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera Model: E-M5
Focal Length: 8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f1.8
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Tulum, Mexico