July 6, 2014

Sinking Tree, New Zealand

Photograph by Paul Reiffer

Pastel hues surround a tree half submerged in Lake Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand. The lake is the country's fourth largest and is protected by special legislation due to its natural, unmodified shoreline.

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