The depth of visibility through distilled water is about 80 meters. The depth of visibility of the lake, located on the South Island of New Zealand is 76 meters. First, this is a recently discovered natural wonder which was photographed by Klaus Timan supported by the Department of Conservation in New Zealand.
The most transparent lake in the world, located at the top of the South Island of New Zealand.
The lake is located in the conservation area with limited access.
Entering the water is prohibited.
Science-based reports show that the visibility through the water of the lake is up to 76 meters – compared with the visibility of distilled water, which is in the range of 70-80 meters.
Blue Lake is located at an altitude of 1,200 m above sea level.
Due to the exceptional arrangements Klaus Tiemann with the Department of Conservation New Zealand, was allowed to make the first dive in the lake.
The lake is sacred to local Maori tribes. Photographer received special permission to land a helicopter on the banks of the lake.
Lake is located above the tree line, so it is not contaminated even with leaves.