Volcanic lake Meke Gölu

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Taken the 06/05/12
The Meke Gölü is a lake inside the crater of a volcano in central Anatolia. In the center is another volcano from a later eruption. The water of the lake contains a high concentration of sulfur dioxide and salt. The red color is probably from the microorganisms which are able to survive in this liquid. The lake is smelling really awful, but after a few meters of climbing up the volcano in the center, the smell of the lake was replaced by the perfume of thousands of blossoming flowers.
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Latitude: 37° 41' 10" N, Longitude: 33° 38' 21" E see »

Location: Turkey

Comments on panorama:

Diese Landschaften faszinieren auf eine eigene Art und Weise!
By Wilfried Glocar | 06/07/12 - 13:51:53 GMT +0200
Oh ja, und wie. Irgendwie vermitteln sie das Gefühl von der Urgewalt unserer Erde.
By Heiner Straesser | 12/07/12 - 11:48:42 GMT +0200

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