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全景摄影师 Richard Chesher PRO EXPERT MAESTRO 日期和时间 19:26, 16/08/2011 - Views loading...

Weather New Caledonia Grand Lagoon Sud

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When exploring the uncharted waters of the world's largest coral reef lagoon the weather is always a concern; even when anchored in a reasonably well protected location, like the V-shaped "Coude" (Elbow) reef on the southern tip of New Caledonia's Great South Lagoon. None of the New Caledonia reef anchorages are protected from every direction and should the wind shift in the night you could be in serious trouble before dawn. So when I woke up just at sunrise the first thing I did was go on deck to check out what the weather had in store for us. And this is what I saw - we were completely surrounded by rain squalls and towering thunderheads. Fantastic! What a magnificent sky! The dawn colors, a flock of boobies headed back towards the remains of an old wreck on the reef after a night's fishing, and the water just glowed all around us in the dawn light. I don't think I've every enjoyed such menacing looking weather so much. While I was photographing this sphere image the VHF radio weather broadcast came on and told us that it was a lovely day and we could expect light SE winds. Surprisingly, they were right and after these showers passed by the day cleared up beautifully.

  • Chloe Morin 12 months ago
    The sky and the sea are doing a race against the dark, the scene looks so real and this is the race against the sunset.
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    在附近的图片新喀里多尼亚

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    A: Uncharted Wilderness Grand Lagoon Sud

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处120远

    The New Caledonia Lagoon is the largest coral reef lagoon on the planet. The more remote parts of the...

    Uncharted Wilderness Grand Lagoon Sud

    B: Superyacht Slojo Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.0

    The crew and owners of the 48 metre long superyacht Slojo watch the sunset after a day of fun and sun...

    Superyacht Slojo Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    C: Sea Birds New Caledonia Lagoon

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.0

    We saw 5 species of sea birds on Kouare Island in the great southern lagoon of New Caledonia. Ilot Ko...

    Sea Birds New Caledonia Lagoon

    D: Sea Turtle Reserve Beach Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.1

    I love sea turtles and we often see them in the New Caledonia lagoon, swimming along doing their curi...

    Sea Turtle Reserve Beach Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    E: Red and Yellow Octocorals at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.1

    A bright, clear, calm morning at Ilot Kouare in the deep south of the world's largest coral reef lago...

    Red and Yellow Octocorals at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    F: World Heritage Site New Caledonia Southern Lagoon

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.1

    Ilot Kouare is a small uninhabited islet in the World Heritage Site of New Caledonia's Lagoon, about ...

    World Heritage Site New Caledonia Southern Lagoon

    G: Coral Patch Reef at Kouare New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.3

    Back in April, when I took the over-underwater sphere image here in Kouare, it was really calm and Fr...

    Coral Patch Reef at Kouare New Caledonia

    H: Underwater Sunlight at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.3

    The small scattered coral islands of New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon are surrounded by two...

    Underwater Sunlight at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

    I: Ghost Crabs on Ilot Kouare Beach New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.3

    Ghost crabs, Ocypode ceratophthalmus, on the white sandy beach at Ilot Kouare nature reserve, are rea...

    Ghost Crabs on Ilot Kouare Beach New Caledonia

    J: Great Lagoon Regatta New Caledonia

    摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此全景31.5

    The Great Lagoon Regatta of New Caledonia takes place in May with local and International yachts comp...

    Great Lagoon Regatta New Caledonia

    此全景拍摄于新喀里多尼亚

    这是一个概述新喀里多尼亚

    新喀里多尼亚是离澳大利亚和新西兰最近的南太平洋岛屿。该岛是法国领地且官方语言是法语,尽管如此,其文化却丰富多彩,揉合了美拉尼西亚、欧洲、波利尼西亚、越南、中国、印尼等国的风情。这里有一个多山的大岛,称为大地岛 (Grande Terre),和6个较小的岛屿——洛亚蒂三岛 (Loyalty Islands)、贝莱普群岛 (Belep) 和松树岛 (Isle of Pines)。

    整个群岛人口极为稀少,有大片的荒野。这里有数百公里长的徒步小径、随处可见的露营营地、超过42个公园和保护区、清澈透明的河流和莹莹闪光的瀑布。约三分之一的人口居住在首府努美阿。镍的开采是该国最主要的工业,也是维持其高标准生活的主要经济来源。大地岛四周环绕着世界第二大珊瑚礁,此珊瑚礁形成的泻湖是世界上最大的,也是受保护的泻湖。该泻湖于2008年被列为世界遗产,面积达24000平方公里,是品种丰富的鱼类和无脊椎动物栖息之地。

    对于刚上岛的游客而言,最引人注目的是这里鲜艳夺目的色彩。努美阿以其完备的酒店、度假酒店、餐馆设施和丰富多彩的活动欢迎游客的到来。

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