Salt Evaporation Ponds?

Isn’t this amazing? These vivid colors and interesting patterns are the result of harvesting salt in evaporation ponds. The different colors occur because micro-organisms’ hues change with the degree of salinity of the water. Read the entire article here on It may take a minute for the article to download, but it will be worth the read and the gorgeous photos.  All the images are collected from Google Earth by landsmiths.


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