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Frozen Methane Bubbles that Transform Abraham Lake

The photos below may look like a sea of bizarrely shaped jellyfish but these strange shapes below the frozen waters of Abraham lake are in fact methane bubbles. The methane gas bubbles are emitted from bacteria after it has consumed dead organic matter (animals and leaves) found at the bottom of the lake. Most of the time these bubbles […]

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Pink lake Hiller and Hutt Lagoon – everything you need to know

It might seem unusual but the waters in Lake Hiller and Hutt Lagoon in Australia are indeed pink. What causes the water to turn pink? It is not chemicals, but a natural phenomena. According to a few science sources the lake got its colour from the high salinity combined with the presence of Dunaliella salina, […]

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Dangerous

A Hole In The Lake – Monticello Dam

If you’ve ever had a nightmare about being sucked down a giant plughole, then Monticello Dam in California will bring you out in cold sweats. The dam has a giant spillway known as the ‘Glory Hole’ that can drain 48,400 cubic feet of water per second. The giant plughole provides a stunning spectacle when the […]