The clearest lake in the world: Blue Lake, on New Zealand’s South Island

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, on New Zealand’s South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever photos of this newly discovered natural wonder, taken by Klaus Thymann of Project Pressure and supported by New Zealand Department of Conservation and New Zealand Tourism.

Photograph: Klaus Thymann /Project Pressure