30 photos that will make you scared to even approach the water (31 photos)

Category: Nature, PEGI 0+
13 April 2024

You probably know that people have only explored 5% of the world's oceans so far. But did you know that the number of viruses in it exceeds the number of stars in the Milky Way? What about the fact that the deepest part of the ocean is 11 kilometers deep? If these facts make you uncomfortable, you may have thalassophobia, and the photos from the subreddit of the same name will really scare you. Shall we check?

1. Deep sea wave

2. When you are swimming and your foot touches algae... but is it algae?

3. And another giant wave

4. Alex Dawson's award-winning diving photographs

5. Finnish Nature Photograph of the Year by Antti Strang

6. The proverbial tip of the iceberg

7. This photo was taken near Moalboal on the island of Cebu, Philippines

8. And no sushi in sight

9. Freediving near Iglesias, Italy

10. On the edge

11. Thalassophobia and submechanophobia in one photo

12. The smallest inhabited island in the world

13. The world's first underwater photography. At a depth of 60 meters in the Mediterranean Sea

14. Arch in the Blue Hole Cave in Egypt, infamous for claiming about 200 lives

15. "La Fosse Dionne" in France is a seemingly bottomless hole with a leader. Despite several attempts by divers, it was not possible to determine its depth.

16. Point Nemo, where you will be closer to the astronauts aboard the ISS than to land

17. Rebreather diving, Eastern Slovakia

18. The sunken Costa Concordia from a different angle

19. Stairs leading deep down into a flooded mine

20. When the fear of flying and the fear of water meet in one place

21. Nature has captured the sunken ship

22. It’s scary to imagine that this tunnel could collapse when you are in it at a depth of 18 meters under water...

23. "I tried the night mode of the camera on my phone and..."

24. Illustration of thalasso- and claustrophobia at the same time

25. Abandoned silver mine shafts. Lake Superior, Thunder Bay, Ontario

26. Reminds me of the cartoon "Spirited Away"

27. The place where the reef ends and the open ocean begins

28. Dean's Blue Hole on Long Island, Bahamas

29. Would you stay here for the night?

30. Goosebumps

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