Underwater waterfall illusian, Mauritius

Underwater waterfall illusian, Mauritius

The island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean has what appears to be one of the most unexpected feasts for human eyes. It’s especially prominent from the air. Photo: Michael Friedel

What looks like an underwater waterfall, is actually sand from the shores of Mauritius being driven via ocean currents off of that high, coastal shelf, and down into the darker ocean depths off the southern tip of the island. But it’s a really wonderful illusion.

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