Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

WILDERNES LANDSCAPE – Runner-up

The Marovo Lagoon is the world’s largest double-barrier island lagoon, located in Western Province, Solomon Islands. Although parts of the lagoon are impacted by human use, it is still characterised by high-value marine and terrestrial biodiversity, including spectacular coral reefs.
Western Province, Solomon Islands
Mamiya 645, 21mm lens, 1/125, f8, ISO 100, polariser, handheld

by Stuart Chape, Samoa