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Everglades Water Lilies

Everglades Water Lilies

Two stages of water lily blossoms frame a tranquil aquatic scene in Everglades National Park, surrounded by a deep blue hue combining the absorption of long (redder) wavelengths in water with the reflection of the sky off its surface. Another bud, tightly closed pending a few more inches of growth, can be seen just below the surface. For all the wide-open space of the Everglades that compel a sweeping view, sometimes the most rewarding and beautiful scenes come from looking down at little places nearly underfoot.

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