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LA VIE EN ROSE: THE RETBA LAKE

Located north of the peninsula of Cap Vert in Senegal, north east of Dakar, Retba Lake or Lac Rose is a natural visual marvel that has not been manipulated by man. Intense pink color is due to the lake halophilic cyanobacteria found in the water which produces a red pigment to resist salt concentration,however, these bacteria are harmless. Apart from this, Lake Retba has a higher salt content than the Dead Sea, so it allows people to float without effort. It is certainly one of the most amazing places that hosts our planet.

Source and images: Amusing Planet

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