Ocean Exploration 2020: Photo Contest Finalists: Scenic Seascapes

Scenic Seascapes: Inspire us with scenic vistas across the great expanse of our ocean and coasts—sunsets and sunrises, beaches, endless stretches of open water, and more.

This photo was taken on Playa Potrero on the Guanacaste peninsula of Costa Rica. It depicts a cow that wandered onto the beach to enjoy a beautiful sunset with my wife and I. Photo taken from Ferry going from Orcas Island to Bellingham, June 2012 This photo was taken in Edisto, South Carolina in the summer of 2012. The beach is known for these beautiful and mysterious ghost trees. A stunningly blue and calm Arctic reflection of sea and sky divided by distant bright white ice and interrupted by ripples created by the ship. 15th June 2012 on the RRS James Clark Ross in the Arctic sea ice between Svalbard and Greenland. The photo was taken in Vancouver, British Columbia in August 2012. This harbor seal is a frequent visitor to the marina. November of 2012. Dive vacation on the island of Kauai. Took this picture of the sunrise coming up across the Pacific Ocean.

 

This photo was taken on February 2013 at Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, on the north coast of the Gulf of St.Lawrence, Quebec, Canada. It show how the icefoot protects the sandy cliff face to the force of the waves during the winter season.

Icefoot

Stefanie Van-Wierts, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada

This photo was taken on February 2013 at Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, on the north coast of the Gulf of St.Lawrence, Quebec, Canada. It show how the icefoot protects the sandy cliff face to the force of the waves during the winter season. 

 

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