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January 25, 2009

Diver in Coral Garden, Dominica Island, Caribbean Sea

Off Scotts Head, Dominica Island, a sunken garden of sponges and coral rewards a visitor, part of a growing stream of divers discovering Dominica's marine life. With one of the most vibrant underwater ecosystems in the Caribbean, Dominica offers scuba divers aquarium-clear water with visibility that can reach 100 feet (30 meters).

(Photo shot on assignment for "Dominica," June 1990, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by Bruce Dale
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