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13 Mysterious Statues You Can Only See Underwater: There are many natural wonders in the vast oceans. They are also home to some amazing man-made wonders. Statues throughout the world have been drowned in the oceans for various reasons whether in the form of a memorial, or to offer protection to a delicate marine environment, or simply as art. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: 13 Mysterious Statues You Can Only See Underwater


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13 Mysterious Statues You Can Only See Underwater
13 Mysterious Statues You Can Only See
Underwater There are many natural wonders in
the vast oceans. They are also home to some
amazing man-made wonders. Statues throughout
the world have been drowned in the oceans for
various reasons whether in the form of a
memorial, or to offer protection to a delicate
marine environment, or simply as art.
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Via sevenwesttravelclub.com.au These sculptures
are now decorated with colored algae and some of
the mysterious statues have become tourist
destinations in their own right. Mysterious
Statues Meet a woman underwater 1. Amphitrite
statue off Grand Cayman
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Via greatbigcanvas.com Keith Sahm, general
manager of Sunset House Resort, says She has two
parts that are shinier than anywhere
else. This is a 272kg mermaid statue 50m
offshore from the property on the islands
southwest point. Youll find her at 15m of depth
which is in the easy swimming reach of divers
and snorkelers alike. Mysterious Statues Watch
out for the guards 2. Guardian of the Reef statue
off Grand Cayman
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Via ieyenews.com
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It brings luck to put a smooch on the Guardian of
the Reef - or says Nancy Easterbrook, who
drowned merman in the front yard of her Grand
Cayman scuba shop, Divetech. Easterbrook also
explained that the same sculptor who made the
Guardian prepared a mermaid at Sunset
House. She says, "They are like brothers and
sisters," and she thinks they communicate under
the water like dolphins. " Mysterious Statues
Explore An underwater museum
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Via redbull.com
Via underwatersculpture.com 3. Museo Subacuatico
de Arte or MUSA off Cancun, Mexico
Via acrediteounao.com Jason deCaires Taylor,
the creator of 500 life-size sculptures that
includes this underwater installation off
Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc, Mexico,
says - "Its sheer happiness and looks
magnificent when sunrays fire up all the
colors of the sponge growing on the mysterious
statues.
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For the magnified experience, Taylor advises the
audience to learn scuba dive. As per his saying,
"You want to take a step back and see the whole
establishment/installation The beauty of being a
diver and then seeing that, looks like a 3D
world. Mysterious Statues Meet The Biggest
Underwater Statue Ever 4. Ocean Atlas off New
Providence, Bahamas
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Via thisiscolossal.com The credit of the
world's largest underwater statue also goes to
the Taylor, the mind and chisel behind Ocean
Atlas. The statue of 60 ton signifies the
greater need for ocean conservation, which is
placed at a site in immediate need of reformation.
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"Coral reefs have a refinery around the leaking
corner," he says. "Visitors come and see oil, so
yes, it been great to put some pressure on the
refinery." 5. Christ of the Abyss, Italian
Riviera, Portofino
Via viaggiamo.it Its the place where first
Italian diver Dario Gonzatti lost his life scuba
diving in 1947. Now, there stands a 2.5m bronze
Christ, created by Italian sculptor Guido
Galletti. Its 10m under the surface, popular
among freedivers and scuba divers who wish to
pay tribute to those who have taken their last
breaths in the sea. Or See the Other underwater
Jesus
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Via blogspot.com 6. Christ of the Abyss off Key
Largo, Florida
Via thumbs.mic.com Grenada Famous sculpture
park Galette's mold produced three figures The
first is mentioned above of Italian Riviera the
second is contained in Grenada, which awarded the
Italian team who drowned in the tragic 1961
sinking of M.V. Bianca C passenger ship.
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The third one youll find in John Pennekamp Coral
Reef State Park, 8m deep off Key Largo.
Via captainpips.com Its GPS coordinates are
widely published, making this site one of the
most widely viewed water attractions of the
planet. Just ask a local with a GoPro (tools
used for water diving) and fins. 7. Underwater
grotto, Bohol, Philippines
Via airmaria.com
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Started as an initiative to stop illegal fishing
practices - such as the use of dynamite and
cyanide - which resulted in a destination for
underwater pilgrimage. In 2010, the Virgin Mary
and young Jesus' 4-meter tall representation were
immersed in the Bien Unido Double Barrier Reef
Marine Park off Bohol. Mysterious Statues Check
Out A Mystery City 8. Yonaguni in the Ryukyu
Islands of Japan
Via booksfact.com As if now, its a mystery as
to what created the Asian Atlantis. This sequence
of sandstone formations off Okinawa, Japan, has
too many right angles, terraced structures,
pillars, and other features, making it the wonder
of Mother Nature. Yet, the question is, if
manmade, how did it end up 5m underwater? Mysterio
us Statues Check Out Hollywood History 9. Fake
moai, Easter Island, Chile
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Via discovermagazine.com How Easter Island moai
- unemotional-face 7m tall monoliths -came to
exist can be haunting.
Via wordpress.com It is not like single statue
underwater. This is not an ancient wonder, but
instead, a failed effort by Kevin Costner flick,
Rapa-Nui, who is responsible for this face, is
now located above the corals for divers to marvel.
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10. Heracleion and Canopus Statues, Abu Qir Bay,
Egypt
Via franckgoddio.org The cities of Heracleion
and Canopus once protected the entrance of
ancient Egypt and during the Trojan War, which
may have been connected with such notorious
historical figures as King Menelaus of
Sparta. The remains of these ancient cities are
found deep underwater allowing many stone
statues and sculptures to hold much of their
former glory. These scary underwater statues,
some describing stately pharaohs in the classic
style of ancient Egyptian, and the ruined temples
and residences that once surrounded them were
long thought to be made by legend. 11. The Living
Sculptures, Bali
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" Via urbanghostsmedia.com Also Read Explore
The Ancient Ruins In Ayutthaya, Thailand, Home Of
The Famous Buddha In A Banyan Tree Bali has
made its own collection of conservation arts,
which is slowly and slowly becoming part of
greater coral reefs of the area. This ecological
interruption strategy has been applied alongside
many Living Sculptures on the banks of Bali,
surrounded by reefs, which are there changing
constantly and lying in wait to surprise and
fascinate divers. The figures of traditional
Balinese are narrowly prepared and are stored in
the collections of underwater artworks created
from unlikely found objects like
bicycles. These amazing underwater sculptures
have been created by several artists to help,
support, and create awareness of the struggle of
coral reefs to survive among human pollution and
destruction. 12. Port Royal, Jamaica
Via ytimg.com
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Port Royal was once known as "the evil city on
earth" (its excessive piracy, prostitution, and
alcohol consumption). After the earthquake in
1692, part of Port Royal was immersed. The debris
scattered in Kingston Harbor, and presently, the
ruins of the city include 13 acres of land in a
depth of 40 feet. The site's archaeological
investigation began in 1981, led by the Nautical
Archaeology Program of Texas AM University. 13.
Cleopatras Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt
Via juniorsclub.gr As per historians, these
immersed ancient remains are thought to be the
Royal Quarters of Cleopatra that was pushed into
the sea by earthquakes and tidal waves, 1,600
years ago. The statues at the ancient site
include representations of animals including
lions and ancient Egyptian iconography. This
spectacular ancient palace is a source of
everything ranging from domestic pottery and
tiny personal artifacts to the remnants of giant
sphinxes, pillars and towers frozen in time.
This place is a pure interest of archaeologists
desires to uncover the submerged treasures from
Cleopatras ancient lost palace.
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The incredible submerged palace is very well
preserved and by this the city of Alexandria is
planning to offer tours and its underwater
mysterious statues and other ruins. Also Read
18 Fascinating Lost Cities Of The Ancients That
Were Rediscovered
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