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Another shot from the archives. This one from Myrtos beach on the northern part of Cephalonia, a Greek island in the Ionian sea. Nothing prepares one for the amazing colours of the waters that lap against the long arc of dazzling white pebbles which lie at the foot of sheer rocky cliffs - turquoise and azure mix and mingle.
The surrounding sediment at Myrtos Beach is made up from metamorphosed limestone. Longshore drift, along with wave energy, has shaped the shore and as waves curve along the beach they pick up the finest bits of marble; this creates sediment plumes that follow the curve of the beach with the direction of the waves giving the water a shade of turquoise.

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