August 24, 2011

Neptune Memorial Reef, Florida

Photograph by David Doubilet, National Geographic

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

Tomtate grunts and yellowtail snapper swim through Neptune Memorial Reef, an underwater cemetery with decorative arches and columns installed on the ocean floor off Miami Beach. The cremated remains of about 200 people have been mixed with cement and molded into memorial sculptures.

See more pictures from the February 2011 feature story "Relics to Reefs."

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