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Underwater Park in Austria

If you want to take a stroll in this park, you may need to bring your swim fins and a diving mask.

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This cosy little park at the foot of the Hochschwab mountains in Austria turns into a massive pool every year, with all of its footpaths and benches submerged under water. Fear not, says photographer Marc Henauer, it’s not a cataclysm or some man-made disaster, but an unusual natural phenomenon caused by the melting snow which increases the lake level in spring. The average lake level is only 1-2 meters for an area of 2000 sq. meters. But in May it rises rapidly and reaches the depth of 10-12 also covering an area of 4000 sq. meters, making it the perfect background for a surreal underwater photoshoot…

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