'The Egg' - Jameos del Agua, Lanzarote, Spain

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In the volcanic tunnel lies a natural lake of extraordinarily clear waters that houses over a dozen endemic species of great scientific interest, including the famous blind albino crabs (Munidopsis polymorpha) that dot the rocky floor of the lake. The darkness within the grotto causes the lack of pigmentation of this rare specimen unique in the world, whitish in colour and barely one centimetre long. They are known also as "jameitos" and are the symbol of the Jameos del Agua.

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Comments (367)

OmerLeon on March 26

awesome pic!

94respuestas on March 30

wow!! beautiful

Mundolan Games on April 6

Nice photo! Beautiful :)

juan perez sanchez on April 7

Bonitos reflejos

viarsa89 on May 1

nice photo, incredible

Carlos-Electricista 8 days ago

Impresionante la foto, muy buena crack

Discovery Dental WA 3 days ago

Wow! This is really an awesome pic.

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Photo taken in Jameos del Agua, Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Spain

Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 7, 2013
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    by Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN…
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2013/01/12 16:28:48
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 14.05mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO1600
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash

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