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Amedee Sea Turtle Heritage

Published 8 months ago by Richard Chesher

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This sphere image is a memory bubble enriched with an ocean of appreciation.The warm, clear, calm lagoon water surrounding me. The spectacu<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/amedee-sea-turtle-heritage">...(more)</a>

Sea Turtles Chelonia mydas Amedee New Caledonia

Published 8 months ago by Richard Chesher

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Sea turtles are fascinating creatures. I've photographed quite a few over the years - like this one - but it has alway<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sea-turtles-chelonia-mydas-amedee-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Blue-Eyed Squid Ilot Ua New Caledonia

Published 11 months ago by Richard Chesher

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I like squid. A bit of a double meaning there as I not only appreciate watching these intelligent and strange social creatures in the lagoon, I<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/squid-ua-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Sand Flats Ilot Mato New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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At low tide the reefs and sand flats emerge from the sea offering a whole new world of exploration. Sea shells and sand dollars bur<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sand-flats-ilot-mato-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Sea Turtle Reserve Beach Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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I love sea turtles and we often see them in the New Caledonia lagoon, swimming along doing their curiously effective breast stroke. We<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sea-turtle-reserve-beach-kouare">...(more)</a>

Sea and Sand at Ilot Ua New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Sunny skies, a white sandy beach with nobody in sight, clean, clear lagoon lapping gently around you. A few yachts riding at anchor in the lagoon.Ahh, this is really a great memory bubble to be immersed in.

Ilot Kouare North Boat Pass

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Ilot Kouare is one of the better anchorages in New Caledonia's great southern lagoon. You can anchor in nice deep, good hold<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ilot-kouare-north-boat-pass-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Coral Patch Reef at Kouare New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Back in April, when I took the over-underwater sphere image here in Kouare, it was really calm and Freddy and I zoomed around<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-patch-reef-at-kouare-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Ghost Crabs on Ilot Kouare Beach New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Ghost crabs, Ocypode ceratophthalmus, on the white sandy beach at Ilot Kouare nature reserve, are really difficult to capture - photographica<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ghost-crabs-kouare-beach">...(more)</a>

Red and Yellow Octocorals at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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A bright, clear, calm morning at Ilot Kouare in the deep south of the world's largest coral reef lagoon. Freddy and I motor alo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/octocoral-bouquet-kouare-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Sea Eagles Nesting at Ilot Ua New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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About half way along the eastern beach on Ilot Ua two sea eagles (Pandion haliaetus) have built an elaborate nest with sticks and, surprisingly, some pumice<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ua-eagles">...(more)</a>

Underwater Sunlight at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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The small scattered coral islands of New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon are surrounded by two levels of beauty, a glistening white sand be<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/underwater-sunlight">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Scenic Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Ilot Kouare is a protected sanctuary in New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon. It's about 40 nautical miles SE of Noumea, <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-scenic-kouare-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Deserted Island Beach New Caledonia Mbe Kouen

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Now here is your iconic deserted island. A spec of sand with one solitary palm tree (still not very grown up) and some b<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/deserted-island-beach-new-caledonia-mbe-kouen">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Garden New Caledonia Mbe

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Ilot Mbe Kouen is just 12 nautical miles west of Noumea, New Caledonia. It is a tiny lagoon islet - mostly sand - surrounded by ma<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-garden-new-caledonia-mbe">...(more)</a>

Triton Attacks Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Killer Triton attacks Crown of ThornsMemory Bubble February 7, 2013 - Ilot Mato, Great Southern Lagoon of New Cal<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/triton-attack-crown-of-thorns-starfish-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Ospreys Ilot Mato New Caledonia

Published almost 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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A family of ospreys (Pandion haliaetus melvillensis) live on Ilot Mato in the great south lagoon of New Caledonia. The island is one of many in <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ospreys-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Uncharted Wilderness Grand Lagoon Sud

Published almost 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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The New Caledonia Lagoon is the largest coral reef lagoon on the planet. The more remote parts of the lagoon are still listed on th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/uncharted-wilderness-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Nursery New Caledonia

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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There is something very special about the shallow lagoon sand and coral flats of New Caledonia. You'd think there would not be much o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-nursery-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Dive Spots New Caledonia Lagoon

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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Finding a great dive spot isn't easy. Even in the great south lagoon of New Caledonia where there are lots of nice living coral reefs <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/dive-spots-new-caledonia-lagoon">...(more)</a>