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Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island is one of the inhabited islands of Raa Atoll, Maldives. This place is amazing and incredible. The marine bioluminescence is generated by phytoplankton known as dinoflagellates.
You have already seen that Vaadhoo island is famous for the “sea of stars”, which makes the place wonderful. The island is 437.12 km (272 mi; 236 nmi) south of the country’s capital, Malé.
Interesting Facts about Sea of Stars!
- It may look like an alien life-form has washed up on a beach, but this striking neon blue effect is a completely natural phenomenon.
- It captures a natural chemical reaction called bioluminescence, which occurs when a micro-organism in the water is disturbed by oxygen.
- The Mesmerizing Sparkling water of Maldives looks like a mirror, that reproduces the sparkling stars above. But the secret is phytoplankton – the marine microbes – are bioluminescent and emanate the blue glow.
- The night-time glow is a side-effect of blooming red algae, known as red tide, which can turn entire beaches scarlet and murky during the day.
- Some of the most spectacular photographs have been captured from one location, Vaadhoo island, Maldives, which has been nick named the sea of stars.
According to dafuqfacts.com “The famous group of islands is known for being a heaven on Earth.The Sparkling water of Maldives due to neon blue effect has been named the ‘Sea of stars’. It may look like an alien life-form has washed up on a beach, but this striking neon blue effect is a completely natural phenomenon”.
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