Pink Lake Hillier looks like a giant Bubble Gum

Pink Lake Hillier looks like a giant Bubble Gum

Recherche Archipelago is a group of 105 islands in Western Australia. The largest of these islands, the Middle Island has a very distinguished feature: a pink-colored lake known as Hitler Hillier Lake. The pink color of water, scientist believe is due to bacteria and algae, is permanent even if you take some in the container.

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Ten meters deep and almost six hundred meters wide lake Hillier also posses salinity of 38% (almost as much as dead sea). This means there is 340 grams of salt dissolved per every littler of the lake water making it impossible to swim. Only a narrow strip of sand and vegetation separates the lake from the ocean.

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The authorities have transformed the region into natural park. Tourists can have easy access to transportation (planes and boats) as well as accommodation (bamboo huts). [Source: CompassGuy]