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the sun setting over Cuba's Gardens of the Queen National Park
October 2, 2018

Underwater Jewels

Sunset casts a golden glow over corals flourishing in the Gardens of the Queen, a sprawling marine reserve located off Cuba's southern coast. Named by Christopher Columbus in honor of Queen Isabella, this remote set of keys, mangroves, and reefs appears nearly unchanged by time and human hand. Buy a print of this photo.

This photo was originally published in “Cuba’s Underwater Jewels Are in Tourism’s Path.”

Photograph by Jennifer Hayes, National Geographic
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