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Bodies of water always fascinate people with countless secrets hidden under the surface. Today we’re ready to unveil some of the most amazing aquatic discoveries.

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Image: 100 Wonders

20. Deep Sea Vents (Ecuador)

Reaching the deepest depths of the ocean has always been a dream of many researches. Back in 1977, sea vents off the coast of Ecuador were discovered. They were formed via two tectonic plates diverging. They basically proved that life can exist even without the sunlight.

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19. The Great Barrier Reef (Australia)

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system, and it can even be viewed from outer space. It is also remarkable for being constructed by billions of tiny living organisms. No wonder CNN called it one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

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Image: Portalmaldi

18. Cleopatra’s Heracleion (Egypt)

The ruins of the ancient Egyptian city Heracleion submerged in the sea in 2000, revealing fragments of a palace that is believed to have belonged to Cleopatra. The remains were in top notch shape, which is a rarity for ruins of that age.

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