Lac Rose

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Excursion au Sénégal

Alassane THIOUBE
Earth’s most otherworldly sites.Lake Retba, Senegal This 3m-deep lake looks cotton-candy pink, thanks to the Dunaliella salina algae that grows in the water. The pink is most visible during the dry season, which lasts from November to February.

Earth’s most otherworldly sites

From Fly Geyser in Nevada to the Gates of Hell in Turkmenistan, few places garner the status of being completely surreal, as if from a different planet.

Strawberry-Milkshake Coloured Lake|Lake Retba or Lac Rose lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, north east of Dakar.

Strawberry-Milkshake Coloured Lake

Crikey, how would you fancy a swim in this strawberry-milkshake-coloured lake? This gem is hidden all the way north of the Cap Vert penins...

I did a little research... There are at least eight pink lakes in the world. Lake Retba is in Senagal, West Africa. However, there are more. Check out this site!

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Africa: Pink Lake is really bright pink due to a harmless bacteria that turns the water a pinkish color

Pink Lake is really bright pink!

Pink Lake is really bright pink! Pink Lake, or Lake Retba in local language Wolof tribe, - is a unique natural phenomenon and one of the main attractions of Senegal. The unusual color of the lake is connected with a high concentration of salt - about 380 gr. per liter, more than in the Dead Sea. At this salinity in the lake can not live any living creatures, except for special cyanobacterium, which produces a red pigment that contribute to the color of water. Color of the lake varies from…

Lac Retba - Sénégal

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CultureSCAPES: Lac Rose - Senegal The Pink Lake is also known as Lake Retba.

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Lake Retba (Lac Rose), Senegal Just under an hour from Dakar, the capital city of Senegal, sits this naturally pink lake. Lake Retba, or Lac Rose, gets its distinctive color from a bacteria that produces a red pigment in order to absorb the sunlight.


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