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Mono Lake
California

Mono Lake, an endorheic lake east of Yosemite National Park. The bizarre formations are tuff-stone, which fails in the strongly alkaline brine. The city of Los Angeles is pumping a portion of their water needs from here, so that the water level has fallen sharply in recent decades.

Copyright: Martin hertel
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Uploaded: 14/12/2013
Updated: 18/06/2014
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Tags: lake; natron; tufa; salt; desert; california
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