Above me an eagle spreads his wings to claim dominance of the sky.
Water is blue partially because the sky is blue. Since the sky creates so much blue light, a lot of this light is reflected off the surface of the water. We are all aware that we can see ourselves in still bodies of water. This mirror action also works for the sky itself, giving water a blue hue.
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I live on an island and no matter the direction you drive you will eventually come to the water. The water and the sky are the big canvas's in my world on which blue is painted every day.