March 21, 2012

Coral Reef, Red Sea

Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Rarely visited, the reefs off Saudi Arabia in the northern Red Sea are some of the most undisturbed in the region. Sunlight penetrates deep into the clear waters, enabling lush gardens of corals to flourish along these wave–washed coasts.

See more pictures from the March 2012 feature story "The Seas of Arabia."


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