In the world there are many lakes, rivers, seas, painted in the most unexpected colors.
As a rule, the shade gives them the microflora inhabiting the water.
Lake in Spain
Famous Spanish lake Salinas de Torrevieja,serves as a source of mineral resources for the region. The lake has no outlet, but because the whole point of getting in it, remains in its banks. Over the years, the solution was saturated so that the bottom and the coastal strip covered with a crust of crystals. The unusual shade of pink water of the lake gives living here Archaean Halobacterium. Although its contribution to the overall color gamut and makes the alga Dunaliella salina, stands out in the water red and orange beta-carotene.
Colored lake within the borders of Russia
But is there such strange watersonly abroad? Maybe someone had to deal with the name Crimson Lake. As you know, the place names are often very misleading. And the Black Sea is not so black and the water of the Red Sea with grape wine will not compare. But with crimson lake it is not so. As Salinas de Torrevieja salt lake Raspberry inhabit microscopic inhabitants of bright color. Only it's not archaea and algae and small crustaceans Artemia salina.
The lake is not always a crimson color. Color varies from season to season, and even the height of the sun above the horizon affects the color of the water. But at some point it gets really intense crimson color.
Heading Raspberry Lake
In the south-west of the Altai Territory is a groupBorovykh lakes. This is a very diverse bodies of water with fresh water and salt water, flowing and stagnant. To this group belongs and Crimson Lake. This part of the Altai Territory has little to do with the eponymous mountain range and is more like the steppes of neighboring Kazakhstan. That is why here and made possible the formation of the salt lake.
The regional center is located in 375 kilometersnorth-east, and near the lake is the village of St. Michael and Crimson Lake, which is processed salt mined in the pond. Local steppe branch crosses railroad Kulunda - Rubtsovsk.
Like any salt lake, Raspberry canboast its medicinal properties. And the water and the mud is rich in minerals, which penetrate through the skin, have a positive effect on the entire body. Swimming in these waters, it is impossible to sink, so that brine is denser human body tissues. But to stay long in the water is not necessary, because the slightest damage to the skin will be felt itching and burning.