May 06, 2018 - National Geographic Orion
Millennium Atoll is the summit of a towering coral mountain, built on a foundation of ancient volcanic rock that rises from the abyssal depths of the Pacific, north of French Polynesia. A remote corner of the nation of Kirabati, it is one of the most isolated points of land on the planet, a mid-ocean wilderness, yet it has not completely escaped the impacts of the Anthropocene era in which we live.
All of today’s images were shot with an iPhone 6s.
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