Lac Abbé-limestone chimneys

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pasilvia on December 28, 2011

More likely salt. See National Geographic Magazine Jan 2012 p116.

Won C Park on April 25, 2012

These are algal reefs, formed when the lake level was up to the top of these "chimney". Similar reef calcium carbonates "peaks" are found in Mono Lake and on the southern end of Searles Lake in California, USA.

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  • Uploaded on March 17, 2008
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    by Rolf Cosar
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