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Reflections on Lake Monroe
Breathe
Surfer girl
At Play
Somewhere near Port Canaveral
Representative Spirit
Elders Range
Dunking the Sun
dogs on potch
Beach at sunset
Spiral Jetty
Dramatic Transformation on the Lake
photo 2012 museum show opening
Wildflowers in a wooded area in SiouxFalls SD
Bald eagle's perch
The Lighthouse At Conimicut Point, Rhode Island
Fairy Pools
Which Way
A run on the boardwalk
Night life at Myrtle Beach
 house on the plantation onions
Sharing
Old fertilizer shed
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Dramatic Transformation on the Lake

The Great Salt Lake in Utah is currently 8 times more salter than the ocean during the ongoing and current drought. This extreme environment have turned portions of the lake into pink colored water due to red pigment in the salt tolerant bacteria and algae that survive this extreme salinity. This dramatic transformation is constantly changing with the enviornment.

TAGS: Adventure, Lake, Pink, United States, Utah

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Sacramento, California, United States of America
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© Bachir Badaoui.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 21, 2016, 10:29 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f14
ISO: ISO100
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