Saturday, February 13, 2010

Heart Shapes in Nature



heart-shaped lakeHappy Valentine's Day!

Below are some photos of heart-shaped occurrences that can be found in nature.

Taking a look at the Australia's Great Barrier Reef from the air, one may be able to spot the very romantic coral formation pictured.




Underwater love: A heart-shaped coral reef in Australia



Wave of love: The Tupai Island in French Polynesia

In Florida, in the U.S., the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary goes one step further, making its heart shape using lichen of a very appropriate colour, red.

And from the air, Germany looks like one big love letter, whether written by nature or man. There's the heart-shapedgarden growing in Waltrop, near Dortmund, and the water reservoir in Sch╦ćnberg, in the country's far north.

In Walchensee, south of Munich in the Bavarian Alps, there's an island covered with evergreen trees that was just made for lovers. Clouds reflect off the surface of the lake to create the perfect Valentine's Day scene.






Love island: The Coeur de Voh (heart of Voh) in New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean, top, and bottom, an island in the mangrove delta of the Vaza-Barris River in Brazil



Pine-ing for love: A forest on the edge of Lake Walchen in the Bavarian Alps, Germany




Lawn of love: A garden in the town of Waltrop, near Dortmund, Germany




Full of love: A reservoir in Schoenberg, Germany




Blossoming love: A meadow in the village of Trittau, near Hamburg, Germany



Parasitic love: Lichens in the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Florida

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

, merOn akO . . heart-shaped kaLamansi ! . . ang cute . . xD

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