MIrror Reflections – Senegal & Russia

Lake Retba, Senegal

And just like the Dead Sea swimmers are even able to FLOAT on the water with ease.

The bizarre colour is caused by high levels of salt – with some areas

containing up to 40% of the condiment.

Michael Danson, an expert in extremophile bacteria from Bath University, said:

“The strawberry colour is produced by salt-loving organism Dunaliella salina……..

visit: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/06/05/lake-retba-senegal-giant-strawberry-milkshake_n_1570007.html

Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan

Lake Kaindy is situated near the village of Saty in the Kungey Alatau Mountains (a range in the North Tien-Shan) in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan.

There wasn’t always a lake there: the trunks of pine trees jutting out of the water provide testimony to that.

So what happened here?

visit: http://www.kuriositas.com/2013/01/lake-kaindy-kazakhstans-sunken-forrest.html

visit: http://englishrussia.com/2012/07/18/unusual-lake-in-kazakhstan/


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