Photo of the Day 16 January 2008

View of Lagoon, Bora-Bora, French Polynesia, 1996
Photograph by Jodi Cobb
This blue-on-blue scene in a Bora-Bora lagoon is interrupted only by a pair of boats, a lone white seabird, and a line of frothy breakers in the distance. Found in French Polynesia 165 miles (265 kilometers) west of Tahiti, the island of Bora-Bora is what remains of an ancient sunken volcano.