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Hunting a hunter
On the border of civilization
Sunset over the Volga
Wooden architecture of the Russian outback
Sunrise over Russian hinterland
Daydreaming at Lake Elton
Sunset at Lake Elton
LoVe Life
Distant Russian hinterland of Kalyazin
LoVE nature
Shrimp larvae (fry) Collector.
Salt lake of Baskunchak
Harsh scenery of Torzhok county town
Kalmyk steppes of Russia
Holy sundawn in Istra
Art of generation dramatic people
Roots of Russian history
Aircraft
Window to a fairy tale
Shit Happens
Wall paint
Basketball ball
Church
17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Salt lake of Baskunchak

In Russia there is a salt lake where about 80% of the total salt production in the country is produced - Baskunchak. Just imagine: the thickness of the salt deposits on the lake reaches 10-18 meters, and the depth of salt here reaches 6 km! There is such concentrated and extremely pure salt that no bacteria are found in the lake. A constant wind blows here, gloomy clouds float above the sky, and the vast scenery is completely breathtaking...

TAGS: Gloomy, Lake, Landscape

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Moscow, Russia
Member since 2019
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Pavel Demin.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Sept. 24, 2019, 4:53 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5300
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Baskunchak, Russia